Polycavernosa C.F.Chang & B.-M.Xia, 1963

Holotype species: Polycavernosa fastigiata C.F.Chang & B.M.Xia

Currently accepted name for the type species: Hydropuntia edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Gurgel & Fredericq

Original publication and holotype designation: Chang, C.F. & Xia, B.M. (1963). (Polycavernosa, a new genus of the Gracilariaceae). Studia Marina Sinica 3: 119-126, 2 plates. [in Chinese]

The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2018-11-05 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydropuntia.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

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