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Polysiphonia subulifera (C.Agardh) Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia subulifera (C.Agardh) Harvey 1834: 301

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1834). Algological illustrations. No. I. Remarks on some British algae, and descriptions of new species recently added to our flora. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 1: 296-305, pls CXXXVIII, CXXXIX.
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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 Vertebrata subulifera (C.Agardh) Kuntze

Basionym
Hutchinsia subulifera C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Venice (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 358). Lectotype: LD 41607 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 358).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing sharp points.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia subulifera var. templetonii Harvey
Polysiphonia incurva Zanardini
Polysiphonia armata J.Agardh 1842
Polysiphonia ramellosa Kützing 1843

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Polysiphonia subulifera (C.Agardh) Harvey)
English: Awl Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

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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
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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