Membranoptera pygmaea (G. )
Membranoptera pygmaea (G.Martens) Kuntze 1891: 904
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens
Hypoglossum pygmaeum G.Martens
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.