Polycavernosa fisheri B.M. & I.A. 1987
Polycavernosa fisheri B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott 1987: 411-413, figs 5, 13
Published in: Xia, B. & Abbott, I.A. (1987). New species of Polycavernosa Chang & Xia (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the western Pacific. Phycologia 26: 405-418, 14 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydropuntia fisheri (B.M.Xia & I.A.Abbott) M.J.Wynne
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This species favours clay with or without a small admixture of sand (Xia & Abbott 1987). - (20 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: see below (Xia & Abbott 1987: 412). Holotype (cystocarpic): Jack Fisher; 28 June 1983; BISH Fisher #1087 (Xia & Abbott 1987: 412). Notes: Abbott (1988: 146) notes that the type material was purchased in a market in Malaysia [near Kota Bahru, Kelantan, on the eastern side of the Malay Peninsula] and is said to have come from Pattani. However, she also notes that Jack Fisher (pers. comm. 1987) has found that the exporter of seaweed comes from Pattani, but it is likely that the original material of P. fisheri came from Songkhla where the bulk of the species is found.
Abbott, I.A. (1988). Some species of Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 137-150. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].
Lewmanomont, K. (1994). The species of Gracilaria from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].
Ohno, M., Terada, R. & Yamamoto, H. (1999). The species of Gracilaria from Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 99-111. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
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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 26 January 2021.