Polysiphonia nana Kützing 1849
Polysiphonia nana Kützing 1849: 879
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
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
Type locality: Napoli, Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 467). Type: L 941.313.680 (Yoshida 1998: 996).
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.
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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.