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Hypoglossum pygmaeum G.Martens

Publication details
Hypoglossum pygmaeum G.Martens 1871: 172

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypoglossum is Hypoglossum woodwardii K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: salt lakes, Calcutta, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 451). Lectotype (selected by Wynne & Kraft 1985): Kurz-3039; L 0055708 (Krayesky et al. 2011: 48, 50). Notes: Isolectotype: BM.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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Wendy 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 24 May 2019.

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