Polysiphonia ferulacea [Status Unaccepted]   Suhr ex J. Agardh,  1863 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Ceramiales
Family:Rhodomelaceae

Description
Thallus filamentous, fine, tufted, bushy, light brown to purple red, main branching alternate; initially attached by small disc, later by numerous unicellular rhizoids. Main branches 80-100 ┬Ám in diameter, secondary branches slightly thinner, often basally constricted, of 4 pericentral cells, uncorticated, filament scar cells common.


Synonym (s)
Polysiphonia ferulacea Suhr ex J. Agardh, 1863
Polysiphonia bharadwajae Sreenivasa Rao, 1967
(Heterotypic synonym)
Polysiphonia ferulaceae Suhr. Ex J. Ag
(misspelling)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.27) INDIA
• INDIA
• MALDIVES
• MAURITIUS
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• SEYCHELLES
• SRI LANKA
• TANZANIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Car Nicobar Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Katchall INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nancowry INDIA
• Gujarat, Veraval INDIA

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