Platysiphonia mutabilis ( ) & 1959
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Polysiphonia mutabilis Harvey
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.
Womersley (2003: 162) notes that Borgesen (1931b: 8) first stated that S. mutabilis could be referred to Platysiphonia, but did not validate the transfer. - (28 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 418 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=3297
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.