Nitophyllum versicolor 1841
Nitophyllum versicolor Harvey 1841: 59
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, -229. London: John Van Voorst.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Drachiella heterocarpa (Chauvin ex Duby) Maggs & Hommersand
Type locality: Ilfracombe [Devon, England]: Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1841: 59). Type: TCD?
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 November 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 440 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Johnson, T. (1892). Callosities of Nitophyllum versicolor, Harv. (A new mode of vegetative reproduction of Florideae). Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society 7: 155-159.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14506
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 March 2021.