Polysiphonia collinsii Hollenberg 1944: 481, figs 2, 8
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1944). An account of the species of Polysiphonia on the Pacific coast of North America. II. Polysiphonia. American Journal of Botany 31: 474-483, 12 figs.
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 hendryi (N.L.Gardner) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pescadero Point, near Carmel, Monterey County, California (Hollenberg 1944: 481). Type: Gardner 3387; May 1916; on rocks in middle littoral zone. herb. Univ. California, Berkeley (Hollenberg 1944: 481). Notes: Isotypes: C, H.
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
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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