Polyphysa cliftonii 1858
Acetabularia peniculus (R.Brown ex Turner) Solms-Laubach Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Polyphysa cliftonii Harvey 1858: text to pl. XI ('cliftoni')
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1858). Phycologia Australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xi, v-viii [Index], pls I-LX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acetabularia peniculus (R.Brown ex Turner) Solms-Laubach
Fucus peniculus R.Brown ex Turner
Type locality: "King George's Sound" [Western Australia] (Turner 1811-1819: 77, 78). Type: Mr Brown [Robert Brown]; BM Herb. Turner Notes: Womersley (1984: 297) gives the type locality as “Nouvelle-Hollande, sur une vénus” which is clearly incorrect.
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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.
Source of current name
Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasycladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.
Created: 25 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 07 November 2008 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 22 October 2021.