Lyngbya polychroa ( )
Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst 1846: 83
Published in: Rabenhorst, G.L. (1846 '1847'). Deutschlands Kryptogamen-Flora oder Handbuch zur Bestimmung der kryptogamischen Gewächse Deutschlands, der Schweiz, des Lombardisch-Venetianischen Königreichs und Istriens. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Algen. pp. [ii]-xix, [xx, err.], -200, -216, index. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lyngbya sordida Gomont
Leibleinia polychroa Meneghini
Type locality: Dalmatian coast, Croatia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 39).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva et al. (1996: 390) cite Lyngbya sordida Gomont as synonym of Lyngbya polychroa (Meneghini) Rabenhorst but according to Engene et al. (2010:593), L. polychroa is a synonym of Lyngbya sordida Gomont ex Gomont. - (15 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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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