Polysiphonia furcellata var. forcipata (J. ) J.
Polysiphonia furcellata var. forcipata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: 1025
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia furcellata (C.Agardh) Harvey
Polysiphonia forcipata J.Agardh
Type locality: In mari Adriatico; ad Tegestum (Trieste, Italy) (Agardh 1842: 127).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.