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Polysiphonia shepherdii Womersley

Publication details
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.

Type species
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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Deep-water species (Womersley 2003: 175).

Type information
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).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.

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