Platysiphonia mutabilis (Harvey) Womersley & Shepley 1959

Publication Details
Platysiphonia mutabilis (Harvey) Womersley & Shepley 1959: 195, 209

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Shepley, E.A. (1959). Studies on the Sarcomenia group of the Rhodophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 7: 168-223, 110 figs, 5 plates.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platysiphonia is Platysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Børgesen.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Polysiphonia mutabilis Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 465) Lectotype: on “Zostera” (=Posidonia); TCD, Herb. Harvey; Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 116A (Womersley 2003: 162)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), variable.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 March 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 March 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 29 September 2022

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