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Polysiphonia monilifera J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847

Publication details
Polysiphonia monilifera J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 49, pl. 16 (bottom)

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 1]. pp. i-viii, 1-64, pls I-XXV. London: Reeve Brothers.
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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 Herposiphonia monilifera (Hooker & Harvey) Falkenberg

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (probably near Georgetown) (Womersley 2003: 297). Type: Gunn; (Womersley 2003: 297).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing beads?.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Polysiphonia monilifera Hooker & Harvey 1847: 399 (Womersley 2003: 297). - (5 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

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, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 01 October 2003 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 05 February 2009 by G.M. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.

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