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Polysiphonia nana Kützing

Publication details
Polysiphonia nana Kützing 1849: 879

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Taenioma nanum (Kützing) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003: 736) cite this species as a synonym of Taenioma perpusillum (J. Agardh) J. Agardh 1863.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Napoli, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 467). Type: L 941.313.680 (Yoshida 1998: 996).

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
Papenfuss, G.F. (1952). Notes on South African marine algae. III. Journal of South African Botany 17: 167-188.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.

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