156,518 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,022 images, 60,459 bibliographic items, 447,769 distributional records.

Polysiphonia fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Sprengel

Publication details
Polysiphonia fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Sprengel 1827: 349

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.
 Download PDF

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 Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Hutchinsia fibrillosa C.Agardh

Type information
see Conferva fibrillosa Dillwyn 1809

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium violaceum var. tenue Roth 1806
Polysiphonia violacea f. subbrodiei (Areschoug) Kylin 1907

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by J.Agardh (1842:138). - (20 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Polysiphonia fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Sprengel)
English: Purple Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Swedish: Violettslick (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

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

Larsen, A. & Sand-Jensen, K. (2005). Salt tolerance and distribution of estuarine benthic macroalgae in the Kattegat-Baltic Sea area. Phycologia 45: 13-23.

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.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 6604 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Koch, C. (1986). Attempted hybridization between Polysiphonia fibrillosa and P. violacea (Bangiophyceae) from Denmark; with culture studies primarily on P. fibrillosa. Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 123-128.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=506

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Wendy 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 21 October 2019.

Back to search results or Search again

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio