Polysiphonia opaca f. simplicior J. 1863
Polysiphonia opaca f. simplicior J.Agardh 1863: 1055
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 Polysiphonia opaca (C.Agardh) Moris & De Notaris
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), darkened, dull, not shining, opaque (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia opaca f. simplicior J.Agardh)
Europe: Channel Islands (Lyle 1920).
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2021.