Polysiphonia nana Kützing
Polysiphonia nana Kützing 1849: 879
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
South & Skelton (2003: 736) cite this species as a synonym of Taenioma perpusillum (J. Agardh) J. Agardh 1863.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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.