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Herposiphonia filipendula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Falkenberg ex De Toni 1903

Publication details
Herposiphonia filipendula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Falkenberg ex De Toni 1903: 1058

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Polysiphonia filipendula Harvey ex J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 497). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 39142 (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 193D) (Womersley 2003: 297). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey in K├╝tzing (1864: 13). Isolectotype in MEL, 45810 (Womersley, 2003).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hanging by a thread (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia filipendula Harvey ex J.Agardh 1863

Nomenclatural notes
Herposiphonia filipendula (Harvey ex J. Agardh) Falkenberg 1901: 317 (Index Nominum Algarum). According to Womersley (2003: 297, the species combination is usually ascribed directly to Falkenberg (1901: 317), but he did not cite the original reference of J. Agardh and also stated that it doubtfully belonged to Herposiphonia. Womersley notes that De Toni (1903: 1058) was the first author to correctly make the transfer, ascribing it Falkenberg. - (5 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 05 February 2009 by G.M. 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 16 September 2021.

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