Polysiphonia laxa , nom. illeg. 1859
Polysiphonia laxa Harvey in Hooker 1859: 300, nom. illeg.
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 Vertebrata agardhiana Kuntze
Type locality: Australia: Tasmania (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: R. Gunn; (Index Nominum Algarum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Polysiphonia laxa Kützing 1843 (INA). - (6 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry
According to Womersley (2003: 188), this is a synonym of P. perriniae Womersley 1979. - (6 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry
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.
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.
Created: 22 September 2003 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 06 March 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.