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Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1999

Publication details
Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1999: 272, 273, figs 1-31

Published in: Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.

Publication date: December 1999

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neosiphonia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus flavimarinus (M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Common in intertidal pools; on rocky surfaces and on various marine macroalgae such as Gelidivum spp., Sargassum spp., etc (Kim & Lee, 1999). - (5 Mar 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Plants 4-5 cm, attached by unicellular rhizoids arising at irregular intervals, as outgrowths from centre of lower pericentral cells, cut off by cross wall; branches alternate, profuse, dense, with distinct or indistinct main axes, 100-170 µm in diameter, shorter than broad ujpwards; ultimate branchlets abundant, short, obtuse, spur-like in several orders, exogenous or rarely cicatrigenous; pericentral cells four, with several cortical filaments extending longitudinally along junctures of pericentral cells in main axes; trichoblasts numerous, delicate, arising at regular intervals, formed once or twice, up to 100-150 µm long, deciduous, often leaving conspicuous scar-cells; branches not associated with trichoblasts in origin; tetrasporangia up to 70 µm in diameter, spirally arranged in 1.4 divergence, somewhat bulging at tip; cystocarps ovoid-globose, sessile, 300-400 µm in diameter; spermatangial branches arising from one fork of trichoblast, 100-170 µm x 35-40 µm with one to two short cells in sterile tip

Type information
Bangpo, Anmyondo, the western coast of Korea (36°31'N, 126°17'E)3 (Kim & Lee 1999: 273). Holotype: female plant with cystocarps: 17 August, 1988; rocky intertidal zone. SNU IBA001 (Kim & Lee 1999: 273, fig. 1). Notes: 30 isotypes collected.

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Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Created: 13 April 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.

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