Polysiphonia flavescens Zanardini 1874: 490
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
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 Polysiphonia mollis J.D.Hooker & Harvey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hab. Georgetown Tasmaniae - (Miss Goodwin.) [Georgetown, Tasmania, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 490). Holotype: Miss Goodwin; MCVE (Womersley 2003: 184).
Source of current name
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.
De Toni, A. (1907). Sopra alcune Polysiphonia inedite o rare. Nuova Notarisia 18: 153-168.
Created: 26 June 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.