Polysiphonia concinna Hollenberg 1944: 474
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1944). An account of the species of Polysiphonia on the Pacific coast of North America. II. Polysiphonia. American Journal of Botany 31: 474-483, 12 figs.
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 Melanothamnus concinnus (Hollenberg) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, elegant, harmonious, skilfully put together (Tilmann et al. 2014).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: USA: California: La Jolla: near Scripps Institute of Oceanography (epiphytic) (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: 26.xii.1936; US 61210 (: table 4). Notes: Collector: Hollenberg 2015 (INA).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.