Polysiphonia shepherdii Womersley 1979: 466, fig. 1E-H
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1979). Southern Australian species of Polysiphonia Greville (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 459-528, 14 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
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This is a marine species.
Deep-water species (Womersley 2003: 175).
Type locality: 3 km SE of Troubridge I., South Australia (Womersley 2003: 175). Holotype: Shepherd; 5 February 1969; 24 m deep. AD A33838 (Womersley 2003: 175).
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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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 21 February 2020.