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Cladosiphon nigrescens Harvey ex Kützing

Publication details
Cladosiphon nigrescens Harvey ex Kützing 1859: 1, pl. 1: figs IIf,g

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cladosiphon is Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polycerea nigrescens (Harvey ex Kützing) Kylin

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 619). Type: Harvey; Herb. Sonder, MEL 8619 (Womersley 1987: 126). Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that there is an isotype in NSW. Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 94.

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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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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 17 July 2019.

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