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Leptosiphonia flexicaulis (Harvey) Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2019

Publication details
Leptosiphonia flexicaulis (Harvey) Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2019: 13

Published in: Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
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Publication date: On line October 11 2018

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptosiphonia is Leptosiphonia schousboei (Thuret) Kylin.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Polysiphonia violacea var. flexicaulis Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 13). Lectotype: TCD 0018099 (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 13). Notes: Collector: Dr.Jeans; Harvey (INA). Maine, USA (Busatmante et al., 2013: table 1). ["Profusely common in Halifax harbour in July": Harvey (INA)].

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with pliant or bent stems (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia violacea var. flexicaulis Harvey 1853
Polysiphonia flexicaulis (Harvey) Collins 1911

General environment
This is a marine species.

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G.M. 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 26 September 2021.

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