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Polysiphonia johnstonii var. concinna (Hollenberg) Hollenberg 1961

Publication details
Polysiphonia johnstonii var. concinna (Hollenberg) Hollenberg 1961: 358

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico, Part 5: The genus Polysiphonia. Pacific Naturalist 2: 345-375, 7 plates.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia concinna Hollenberg

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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia johnstonii var. concinna (Hollenberg) Hollenberg)
North America: California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976), Mexico (Castaneda-Fernández de Lara et al. 2010 ).

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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