Falkenbergiella caespitosa 1953
Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara"
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Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock 1953: 41, figs 4, 7-9; pl. 9
Published in: Pocock, M.A. (1953). South African parasitic Florideae and their hosts. 1. Four members of the Rhodomelaceae which act as hosts for parasitic Florideae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 34-47, 9 figs, pls 5-9.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg
Type locality: Muizenberg, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 538).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). Phycological notes. III. New records of marine algae from the central tropical Pacific Ocean. Brittonia 20: 74-82, 7 figs.
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Pérez-Cirera, J.L., Cremades, J. & Bárbara, I. (1989). El endemismo sudafricano Aiolocolax pulchella Pocock (Ceramiales?, Rhodophyta), parásito de Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock, en las costas Atlánticas de Europa. An.Jard.bot.Madr. 46-1: 83-88.
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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 16 May 2021.