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Polysiphonia aurata Harvey 1855

Publication details
Polysiphonia aurata Harvey 1855: 541

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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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 Tiparraria aurata (Harvey) Womersley

Type information
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Womersley 2003: 303). Lectotype: Harvey; TCD, Herb. Harvey Trav. Set. No. 307 (Womersley 2003: 303).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rich in gold; ornamented with gold; gilt.

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

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