Polysiphonia bicornis Sonder, nom. inval. 1880
Polysiphonia bicornis Sonder 1880: 35, nom. inval.
Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1880). Supplementum ad volumen undecimum Fragmentorum phytographiae Australiae, indices plantarum acotyledonarum complectens. I. - Algae australianae hactenus cognitae. In: Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae. (Mueller, F. von Eds), pp. 1-42. Melbourne: Auctoriatate Guberni Coloniae Victoriae. Ex officina Joannis Ferres.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Intended type locality locality: Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 537).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
A description was not provided by Sonder (1880: 35) in a list of Australian algae; the name was subsequently used validly by Ohta (1973) for an alga from Japan (Silva et al., 1996: 537).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia bicornis Sonder)
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Silva & al. 1996).
Created: 11 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2019 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 18 May 2021.