Polysiphonia adunca Kützing 1849
Polysiphonia adunca Kützing 1849: 808
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 Lophosiphonia reptabunda (Suhr) Kylin
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hooked.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 922), who considered it “likely” that this entity is a synonym of Lophosiphonia reptabunda.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 13 June 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.