Polysiphonia stricta

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Polysiphonia stricta


Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Rhodomelaceae
Tribus: Polysiphonieae
Genus: Polysiphonia
Species: Polysiphonia stricta



Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville, 1824


  • Basionym
    • Conferva stricta Mertens ex Dillwyn, 1804
      • Lectotype locality: Glamorgan (Swansea). Lectotype: Dillwyn; undated; BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 355). Syntype localities: Dover and Yarmouth, England; Swansea, Wales (INA). Dillwyn (1804), pl. 40.
  • Homotypic
    • Ceramium strictum (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Poiret, 1811, nom. illeg. (later homonym of Ceramium strictum Roth 1806)
    • Hutchinsia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) C.Agardh, 1817
  • Heterotypic
    • Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn, 1809
    • Conferva patens Dillwyn, 1809
    • Hutchinsia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Lyngbye, 1819
    • Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville, 1824
    • Hutchinsia comosa C.Agardh, 1824
    • Hutchinsia roseola C.Agardh, 1828
    • Polysiphonia formosa Suhr, 1831
    • Polysiphonia patens (Dillwyn) Harvey, 1833
    • Polysiphonia roseola (C.Agardh) Fries, 1835
    • Polysiphonia pulvinata Liebmann, 1845, nom. illeg. (later homonym of Polysiphonia pulvinata (Roth) Sprengel 1827)
    • Polysiphonia urceolata f. roseola (C.Agardh) J.Agardh, 1863
    • Polysiphonia urceolata f. comosa (C.Agardh) J.Agardh, 1863
    • Polysiphonia urceolata f. formosa (Suhr) J.Agardh, 1863
    • Hutchinsia abyssina Lyngbye, 1880
    • Polysiphonia urceolata f. typica Kjellman, 1883, nom. inval.
    • Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata Kylin, 1907
    • Polysiphonia spiralis L.Batten, 1923


  • Greville, R.K. 1824. Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i–lxxxi, 1–478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London. BHL Reference page. : 309.
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Polysiphonia stricta. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 6 November 2017.
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