Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville 1824
Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville 1824: 309
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Greek), urceolate; like a small jug or pitcher.
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 March 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023