Polysiphonia nigrescens var. flaccida
Polysiphonia nigrescens var. flaccida Areschoug 1847: 271
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.
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.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia nigrescens var. flaccida Areschoug)
Europe: Sweden (Kylin 1944).
Created: 01 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
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 19 July 2019.