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Polysiphonia savatieri Hariot 1891

Publication details
Polysiphonia savatieri Hariot 1891: 226

Published in: Hariot, P. (1891). Liste des algues marines rapportés de Yokoska (Japon) par M. le Dr Savatier. Mémoires de la Société nationale des sciences naturelles de Cherbourg 27: 211-230.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus savatieri (Hariot) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Type information
Type locality: Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Silva & al. 1996: 542). Lectotype: PC 0011879 (upper left specimen) (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: LT fide Kim 2005, 167 (INA).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Kim, M.S. (2005). Taxonomy of a poorly documented alga, Neosiphonia savatieri (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea. Nova Hedwigia 81: 163-176.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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