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Herposiphonia plumula (J.Agardh) Falkenberg 1901

Publication details
Herposiphonia plumula (J.Agardh) Falkenberg 1901: 728

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.

Basionym
Polysiphonia plumula J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "California (ex Santa Barbara mihi missa)" (Agardh 1885: 99).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia plumula J.Agardh 1885

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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