Nitophyllum serratum 1836
Nitophyllum serratum Suhr 1836: 342, pl. IV: fig. 29
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1836). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Nr. 2. Flora 19: 337-350, Figs. 22-37 (= plates III, IV).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nienburgia serrata (Suhr) Papenfuss
Lectotype locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 463). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Papenfuss (1956a: 73).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (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.
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2014 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 22 October 2021.