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Polysiphonia violacea var. subulata (Ducluzeau) L.Batten

Publication details
Polysiphonia violacea var. subulata (Ducluzeau) L.Batten

Type species
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 subulata (Ducluzeau) Kützing

Basionym
Ceramium subulatum Ducluzeau

Type information
Type locality: "Il croit a Sette sur les rochers qui bordent la Mediterranée, et on le trouve quelqefois adhérent [sic] a des Fucus. Il est assez commun vers la fin de l'été." (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.

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