Vertebrata foetidissima ( ex ) Díaz-Tapia &
Vertebrata foetidissima (Cocks ex Bornet) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia et al. 2017: 4 (table 2)
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: Plymouth, Cornwall, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 336). Lectotype: Cocks; undated (?1855); PC ‘Algarum Fasciculi’, no. 29. Probable Syntypes distributed as this exsiccatum (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 337). Notes: Lectotype: PC 0146017; Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth, Cornwall (Diaz-Tapia et al., 2013).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very foul-smelling.
Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet 1892
This is a marine species.
(as Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet)
English: Pungent Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.