Polysiphonia kimiae 2018
Polysiphonia kimiae Huisman 2018: 567, fig. 169 A-E
Published in: Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Publication date: August 2018?
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Robroy Reefs, Kimberley [c. 13 km W of the Maret Is.], W.A., 14°25.7712'S, 124°51.6816'E" (Huisman 2018: 567). Holotype: R.R.M.Dixon 22.214.171.124.9; 24 Oct. 2012; on floating buoy. PERTH 08775494 (Huisman 2018: 567).
"...named for Korean phycologist Myung Sook Kim, in recognition of her many contributions to phycology, in particular her taxonomic studies of Polysiphonia and related genera."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 October 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 20 April 2021.