Polysiphonia simplex Hollenberg 1942

Publication Details
Polysiphonia simplex Hollenberg 1942: 782, fig. 18

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1942). An account of the species of Polysiphonia on the Pacific coast of North America. I. Oligosiphonia. American Journal of Botany 29: 772-785, 21 figs.

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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 Melanothamnus simplex (Hollenberg) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs.

Type Information
Type locality: Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, U.S.A; (Dawson 1944: 331) Holotype: 14.v.1937; US; 61238 (Díaz-Tapia & al. 2017: 9) Notes: Hollenberg's herbarium is now in US.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 May 2017

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

 
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