Polysiphonia spiralis L.Batten 1923

Publication Details
Polysiphonia spiralis L.Batten 1923: 287

Published in: Batten, L. (1923). The genus Polysiphonia Grev., a critical revision of the British species, based upon anatomy. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 46: 271-311.

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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 Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 January 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 March 2024

 
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