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Polysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

Pictures

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Polysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Kützing
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Kützing
South Africa; identification uncertain. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Polysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Mallomonas rasilis Dürrschmidt

Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Polysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 820

Type species
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 Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades

Basionym
Conferva delicata Clemente

Type information
Type locality: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz, Spain (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 464). Lectotype: MA Algae 1873 (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 492).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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.

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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Verified by: 28 January 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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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 23 October 2019.

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