Polysiphonia nigrescens f. protensa J.
Polysiphonia nigrescens f. protensa J.Agardh 1863: 1058
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 taxonomic synonym of Polysiphonia fucoides (Hudson) Greville
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Polysiphonia&species=nigrescens
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Polysiphonia&Species=nigrescens
Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=18199
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.