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Polysiphonia ceramiiformis P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia


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Polysiphonia ceramiiformis P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy. Detail of apical parts of a cystocarpic thallus growing in mid littoral turf. 07 Feb 1998. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).


Publication details
Polysiphonia ceramiiformis P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867: 158 (as 'ceramiaeformis' )

Published in: Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1867). Florule du Finistère contenant les descriptions de 360 espèces nouvelles de sporogames, de nombreuses observations et une synonymic des plantes cellulaires et vasculaires qui croissent spontanément dans ce département, accompagnées de trente-deux planches où est représentée l'organographie, faite sur l'état vif, des fruits et des tissus de 198 genres d'algues avec la plante grandeur naturelle ou réduite plus une planche supplémentaire où sont figures 24 champignons nouveaux. pp. [i]-x, [1]-262, frontisp., pi. 1-31, + 1 suppl. pl., coloured liths. by H. Crouan. Paris & Brest: Friedrich Klincksieck & J.B. et A. Lefournier.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Baie de Laninon, Brest, France (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 317). Lectotype: Crouan; PC ‘Algues Marines du Finistere’, no. 305 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 317).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Polysiphonia ceramiiformis P.Crouan & H.Crouan)
English: Banded Siphon Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

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Source of current name
Piñeiro-Corbeira, C., Maggs, C. A., Rindi, F., Bunker, F., Baldock, L. & Díaz-Tapia, P. (2020). Molecular assessment of the tribes Streblocladieae and Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in the British Isles reveals new records and species that require taxonomic revision. Cryptogamie, Algol. Cryptogamie Algologie 41(8): 55-72, 7 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Guiry, M.D. (2012). A catalogue of Irish seaweeds. pp. [1]-250, 1 pl. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Rojas-Gonzalez, B., Afonso-Carrillo, J. & Ibeas, C. (1994). New records of Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta) from the Canary Islands. Botanica Marina 37: 133-138.

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