Polysiphonia spinosissima Harvey 1859: 301
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 Diplocladia patersonis (Sonder) Kylin
Polysiphonia patersonis Sonder
Type locality: Cape Paterson, Victoria (Womersley 2003: 229). Lectotype: Mueller; June 1853; MEL 45872 (Womersley 2003: 229). Notes: Isolectotypes 45873-45875, 538237, 538238 (Womersley, 2003: 229)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 02 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2019.