Polysiphonia yendoi T. 1951
Polysiphonia yendoi T.Segi 1951: 211, fig. 15; pl. VI : figs 1, 2
Published in: Segi, T. (1951). Systematic study of the genus Polysiphonia from Japan and its vicinity. Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries, Prefectural University of Mie 1: 167-272, 36 figs, 16 plates.
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 yendoi (T.Segi) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Type locality: Japan (Yoshida 1998: 1073). Type: SAP 025883 (Yoshida 1998: 1073). Notes: Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan; 30.iv.1935 (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017). Japan [Hokkaido: Oshoro, Muroran, leg. Y. Nakamura, fide M.S. Kim & I.K. Lee (1999: 280), but Segi specifically excludes this specimen (pl. 6:2) as the type; pl. 6.1 is designated type, but without data] (INA).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. -263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]
Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Kim, M.S. & Lee, I.K. (1997). Morphology and reproduction of Polysiphonia yendoi Segi (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Korea. Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 12(2): 73-81, 6 figs.
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