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Polysiphonia australis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia australis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia australis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 2 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Cyclotella meneghiniana var. quadrata Playfair

Vertebrata australis (C.Agardh) Kuntze Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 2 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Polysiphonia australis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863: 1044-1045

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Brongniartella australis (C.Agardh) F.Schmitz

Basionym
Cladostephus australis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ad Novam Hollandiam" (one of three possible localities in Western Australia: Geographe Bay, Cape Leeuwin, or King George Sound (Silva & al. 1996: 477). Type: Mus. Paris (Parsons 1980: 278). Notes: Lectotype: (Parsons) PC. Isolectotype: Herb. Agardh, LD, 41993.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 02 February 2009 by G.M. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2021.

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