Polysiphonia crassiuscula Harvey 1859: 299
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
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This is a marine species.
Deep-water species (Womersley 2003: 196)
Type locality: East Coast, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 196). Holotype: Gunn; TCD (Womersley 2003: 196). Notes: Isotype in BM (Womersley, 2003: 196).
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 Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.