Herposiphonia versicolor (Hooker & ) 1899
Herposiphonia versicolor (Hooker & Harvey) Reinbold 1899: 50
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Tasmania (probably N coast) (Womersley 2003: 292). Lectotype: Gunn; BM (Womersley 2003: 292).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).
Polysiphonia versicolor J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Polysiphonia argus Kützing 1864
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Herposiphonia versicolor (Hooker & Harvey) Reinbold)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 2003), Tasmania (Womersley 2003), Victoria (Womersley 2003, Shepherd et al. 2009), Western Australia (Womersley 2003).
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 01 October 2003 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2020.