Polysiphonia abscissa Hooker f. & Harvey 1845
Polysiphonia abscissa Hooker f. & Harvey 1845: 266
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
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 locality: Cape Horn;
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cut off, steep, precipitous (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 10 October 2021
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 June 2023