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Polysiphonia nigrescens f. fucoides J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia nigrescens f. fucoides 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]
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Type species
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).

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

Distributional notes
J.Agardh (1863: 1058) does NOT cite Conferva fucoides Hudson and this must be treated as a new name and not as a new combination. - (28 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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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 24 June 2019.

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