Polysiphonia implexa J.D.Hooker & 1845
Polysiphonia implexa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 538
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.
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 locality: New Zealand (Harvey 1847: 44).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled, entwined, interwoven, interlaced (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 November 2005 by M.D. 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 20 April 2021.