Polysiphonia acuminata N.L.Gardner
Polysiphonia acuminata N.L.Gardner 1927: 100-101
Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Rhodophyceae from the Pacific coast of north America. VI.. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 99-138, pls 20-36.
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.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Pedro, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 536).
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 03 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Sreenivasa Rao, P. (1962). Polysiphonia acuminata N.L. Gardner - a new record for the Indian Ocean. Curr. Sci. 31: 246-247, 1 fig.
Yoon, H.Y. & West, J. (1990). Comparative morphology and hybridization of Polysiphonia acuminata from California and P. japonica var. japonica from Korea. Korean Journal of Phycology 5(1): 51-56, A-K figs, 2 tables.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2020.