Polysiphonia collabens (C. ) Kützing 1849
Streblocladia collabens (C.Agardh) Falkenberg Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2010
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Polysiphonia collabens (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 822
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
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 collabens (C.Agardh) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Hutchinsia collabens C.Agardh
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Díaz-Tapia & Bárbara 2013: 413). Syntype: LD, Agardh herbarium 40885-40887, 40890-40898 (Díaz-Tapia & Bárbara 2013: 406).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), collapsing (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Binomial previously proposed by J. Agardh 1842. Alg. medit.: 130, with the same Basionym. (See INA) - (21 Dec 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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.
Díaz-Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2013). Seaweeds from sand-covered rocks of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Part. 1. The Rhodomelaceae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(4): 325-422.
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Verified by: 02 February 2017 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 15 April 2021.