Polysiphonia macrocarpa Harvey, nom. illeg. 1836

Publication Details
Polysiphonia macrocarpa Harvey, nom. illeg. 1836: 206

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1836). Algae. In: Flora hibernica comprising the Flowering Plants Ferns Characeae Musci Hepaticae Lichenes and Algae of Ireland arranged according to the natural system with a synopsis of the genera according to the Linnaean system. (Mackay, J.T. Eds), pp. 157-254. Dublin, London & Edinburgh: William Curry Jun and Company; Simpkin Marshall and Co; Fraser & Co.

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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 atlantica Kapraun & J.N.Norris.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Port-Stewart, Londonderry, Northern Ireland; Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland; (Silva & al. 1996: 536) Lectotype: TCD; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 312)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with large fruit.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 July 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023

 
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