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Polysiphonia paniculata Montagne 1842

Publication details
Polysiphonia paniculata Montagne 1842: 254

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Troisième centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades V, VI, VII et VIII. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 241-282, pl. 7.
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Type species
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.

Type information
Type locality: Peru (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Gaudichaud Bot. Voy. Bonite, t.2.f.2.; "ad frondes Ulva nematoides". (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paniculate.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Neosiphonia paniculata (Montagne) J.N.Norris 2014

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia californica Harvey 1853

Taxonomic notes
Díaz-Tapia (2017: 23) write "Polysiphonia paniculata was transferred to Neosiphonia (Norris, 2014), but again it is not in the Melanothamnus clade (Figs 1, 2)." - (3 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Vertebrata? The position of Polysiphonia paniculata in rbcL and 18S trees are not congruent. This suggests that these two sequences, generated from samples from Chile and California, respectively, were obtained from different species (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017). - (4 May 2017) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
This species was introduced accidentally, probably via shipping, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 187), being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1967. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia paniculata Montagne)
Atlantic Islands: Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, John & al. 2004).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Black Sea (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), France (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque, Lauret & Riouall 1988, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017), Sardinia (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001).

North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979, Scagel & al. 1989, Stewart 1991, Zuccarello, Moon & Goff 2004, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Oregon (Hansen 1997, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).

South America: Chile (Santelices 1989, Hoffmann & Santelices 1997, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Ávila-Peltroche & Padilla-Vallejos 2020), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Middle East: Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

(as Polysiphonia californica Harvey)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1944).

(as Neosiphonia paniculata (Montagne) J.N.Norris)
Europe: Italy (Petrocelli & Cecere 2019).

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Zuccarello, G.C., Moon, D. & Goff, L.J. (2004). A phylogenetic study of parasitic genera placed in the family Choreocolacaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 937-945, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Nishiguchi, M.K. & Goff, L.J. (1995). Isolation, purification, and characterization of DMSP lyase (dimethylpropiothetin dethiomethylase ( from the red alga Polysiphonia paniculata. Journal of Phycology 31: 567-574, 4 figs, 2 tables.

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