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Polysiphonia compacta A.H.S.Lucas

Publication details
Polysiphonia compacta A.H.S.Lucas 1913: 56

Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1913). Notes on Australian marine algae, I. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 38: 49-60, pls I-V.
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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 Polysiphonia isogona Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (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.

Source of current name
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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