Polyostea robusta (N.L.Gardner) Savoie & G.W. 2016
Polyostea robusta (N.L.Gardner) Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2016: 928
Published in: Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular phylogenetic and DNA barcode assessment of the tribe Pterosiphonieae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) emphasizing the Northeast Pacific. Botany 94: 917-939, 8 figs.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Polyostea is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Savoiea robusta (N.L.Gardner) M.J.Wynne
Pterosiphonia robusta N.L.Gardner
Type locality: USA: California: San Mateo Co.: Moss Beach (Gardner 1927: 102). Holotype: N.L. Gardner 4622a; vi. 1920; UC (Gardner 1927: 102). Notes: Type: UC266542 (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2018). The status of Polyostea Ruprecht (1850) and the proposal of Savoiea gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 69: 1-4.
Created: 08 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2021.