Boergeseniella thuyoides ( ) 1956
Boergeseniella thuyoides (Harvey) Kylin Spain, North of Galicia, 2005; TS
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Boergeseniella thuyoides (Harvey) Kylin 1956: 508
Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata thuyoides (Harvey) Kuntze
Polysiphonia thuyoides Harvey
Type locality: Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 364). Lectotype: 1831; TCD (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 364).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Thuja (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The original orthography of the species epithet is here retained. - (3 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Boergeseniella thuyoides (Harvey) Kylin)
English: Tufted Conifer Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).
Cylindrical, cartilaginous, tufted, deep brownish purple fronds, to 150 mm high, from creeping rhizoidal base. Fronds distichously bi- tripinnate, patent, short, of nearly uniform length giving branches a linear appearance. Ramuli short, spinelike. Polysiphonous, central siphon with 8-12 pericentral siphons and outer cortication of small, coloured cells. Articulations as broad as long, barely visible.
On rock and epiphytic in shallow, wave-exposed pools, lower intertidal, southern and western shores, occasional.
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Diaz-Tapia, P., Bárbara, I., Berecibar, E. (2013). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Polysiphonia tripinnata (Rhodmelaceae, Rhodophyta): a new record from the European Atlantic coast. Botanica Marina 56(2): 151-160.
Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. -215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2020.