Polysiphonia hemisphaerica Areschoug 1875: 7, pl. I: figs. 1-3
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1875). Observationes phycologicae. Particula tertia. De algis nonnullis scandinavicis et de conjuctione Phaeozoosporarum Dictyosiphonis hippuroidis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 3 10(1): 1-36, pls I-III.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), half spherical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Brandskären, Koster, Bohuslän, Sweden (Areschoug 1875: 17). Notes: “Polysiphonia pulvinata Aresch. Alg. scand. exs. ed. 1 No.60 and ed. 2 No. 67” (Athanasiadis, 1996: 124).
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Widely distributed red algae often represent hidden introductions, complexes of cryptic species or species with strong phylogeographic structure. Journal of Phycology 54(6): 829-839.
Rueness, J. (2010). DNA barcoding of select freshwater and marine red algae (Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 31(4): 377-386.
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Rueness, J. (1971). Polysiphonia hemisphaerica Aresch. in Scandinavia. Nor. J. Bot. 18: 65-74.
Rueness, J. (1973). Speciation in Polysiphonia (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiales) in view of hybridization experiments: P. hemisphaerica and P. boldii. Phycologia 12: 107-109.
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