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Polysiphonia concinna Hollenberg 1944

Publication details
Polysiphonia concinna Hollenberg 1944: 474

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.
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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 Melanothamnus concinnus (Hollenberg) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Type information
Type locality: USA: California: La Jolla: near Scripps Institute of Oceanography (epiphytic) (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: 26.xii.1936; US 61210 (Díaz-Tapia & al. 2017: table 4). Notes: Collector: Hollenberg 2015 (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, elegant, harmonious, skilfully put together (Tilmann & al. 2014).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

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