Polysiphonia johnstonii var. concinna ( ) 1961
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.
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
Polysiphonia concinna Hollenberg
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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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Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 August 2020.