Polysiphonia hendryi N.L.Gardner 1927
Polysiphonia hendryi N.L.Gardner 1927: 101, pl. 24, figs 1, 2, pl. 25
Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Rhodophyceae from the Pacific coast of north America. VI.. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 99-138, pls 20-36.
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 Vertebrata hendryi (N.L.Gardner) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Type locality: Mexico: Baja California: Santo Domingo (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: G.W. Hendry; v.1916; cast ashore. UC 296607 (Index Nominum Algarum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Mid and high intertidal; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (5 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia hendryi N.L.Gardner)
North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), Baja California (Taylor 1945), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel & al. 1989, Stewart 1991, Miller 2012, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).
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.
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kugrens, P. (1980). Electron microscopic observations on the differentiation and release of spermatia in the marine red alga Polysiphonia hendryi (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae). American Journal of Botany 67: 519-528.
Oates, B.R. & Cole, K.M. (1989). Organelle associations in developing trichoblasts of Polysiphonia hendryi (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales). British Phycological Journal 24: 339-345.
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 July 2021.