Polysiphonia atricapilla J. 1863
Polysiphonia atricapilla J.Agardh 1863: 1054
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: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 537). Holotype: Harvey; LD, Herb. Agardh 41629 (Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 175B) (Womersley 2003: 209).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Mostly epiphytic on stems of Amphibolis or Posidonia (Womersley 2003: 209).
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 11 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 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 15 April 2021.