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Polysiphonia pulvinata (Roth) Sprengel

Publication details
Polysiphonia pulvinata (Roth) Sprengel 1827: 350

Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, [1]-592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
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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.

Basionym
Conferva pulvinata Roth

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean sea (Athanasiadis 1996: 124).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cushion-shaped, strongly convexed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva pulvinata Roth 1797
Hutchinsia pulvinata (Roth) C.Agardh 1828
Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata (Roth) Kylin 1907
Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata (Roth) Kylin 1944

Taxonomic notes
Entity of uncertain taxonomic position (Furnari et al., 1999).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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