Polysiphonia nigrescens f. protensa J.
Polysiphonia nigrescens f. protensa J.Agardh 1863: 1058
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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 Vertebrata fucoides (Hudson) Kuntze
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 March 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 July 2019.