Polysiphonia nigrescens (Hudson) Greville ex Harvey 1833

Publication Details
Polysiphonia nigrescens (Hudson) Greville ex Harvey 1833: 332

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.

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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.

Basionym
Conferva nigrescens Hudson

Type Information
Syntype localities: England: St. Ives, Cornwall and Exmouth, Devon; (Silva & al. 1996: 541)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 March 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 March 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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