Polysiphonia aculeata (C. )
Polysiphonia aculeata (C.Agardh) Fries 1845: 125
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 Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Hutchinsia aculeata C.Agardh
hab. in Sinu Codano rarius, ut ad Bastad (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Polysiphonia aculeata (Ag.) Montagne 1842: 307 (INA). - (19 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
Created: 31 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 19 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 18 February 2020.