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Polysiphonia zostericola A.H.S.Lucas

Publication details
Polysiphonia zostericola A.H.S.Lucas 1919: 177

Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1919). Notes on Australian marine algae, II. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 44: 174-179.

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 Melanothamnus infestans (Harvey) Huisman

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.

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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