Polysiphonia violacea var. bulbosa ex 1847
Polysiphonia violacea var. bulbosa Suhr ex Areschoug 1847: 275
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.
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) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Bahusia; in mari Norvegico prope Mandal (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Areschoug 1847: 275 (INA). - (20 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry
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.
Created: 31 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 20 March 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.