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Polysiphonia brevisegmenta Womersley 1979

Publication details
Polysiphonia brevisegmenta Womersley 1979: 473, fig. 3E

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1979). Southern Australian species of Polysiphonia Greville (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 459-528, 14 figs.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Elliston, South Australia (Womersley 2003: 181). Holotype: Gordon; 16 May 1968; on Codium capitulatum in shaded areas within south point of bay, about low tide level. AD A32615 (Womersley 2003: 181).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia brevisegmenta Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1993), South Australia (Womersley 2003).

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2021.

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