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Polysiphonia pygmaea Kützing

Publication details
Polysiphonia pygmaea Kützing 1845: 313

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia subtilis Kützing 1843

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Polysiphonia subtilis Kützing (1843), non Polysiphonia subtilis De Notaris - (15 Sep 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.

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