Polysiphonia divergens J. 1842
Polysiphonia divergens J.Agardh 1842: 127
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
Publication date: 9 April 1842
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: In mari Adriatico; ex insula Pago (Agardh 1842: 127).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 24 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.