Polysiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Harvey 1833

Leptosiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Current name: Leptosiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Finavarra Co Clare Ireland; plant to 35 mm with cystocarps - 05 August 2004. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Polysiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Harvey 1833: 329

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 259-262, 264-401. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.

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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 Leptosiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Savoie & G.W.Saunders.

Basionym
Conferva fibrata Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: Forres, Moray, Scotland; (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 13) Lectotype: Brodie; undated; BM-K; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 331) Notes: UK: Scotland (Forres and Cawsie); collector: Mr Brodie; Hooker & Borrer (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), possessing fibres or like fibres.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 March 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 March 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

 
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