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Polysiphonia floccosa Zanardini

Publication details
Polysiphonia floccosa Zanardini 1843: 54

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. [1]-64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Minimal description: "Cresce serpeggiante in forma di ciocca sull'estremità della costa mediana dei rami del Fucus Sherardi spogliati della lamina aliforme. La specie fu raccolta dal Sandri nel porto di Zara." [It grows twisting in the form of a lock on the end of the median parts of the Fucus Sherardi branches stripped of the winglike lamella. The species was collected by Sandri in the port of Zara.] - (7 May 2013) - M.D. 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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2019.

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