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Branchioglossum pygmaeum M.J.Wynne & R.E.Norris

Publication details
Branchioglossum pygmaeum M.J.Wynne & R.E.Norris 1991: 265, figs 9-18

Published in: Wynne, M.J. & Norris, R.E. (1991). Branchioglossum pygmaeum sp. nov. and new records of other Delesseriaceous algae (Rhodophyta) from Natal, South Africa. Phycologia 30: 262-271, 26 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Branchioglossum is Branchioglossum woodii (J.Agardh) Kylin.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: off Jesser Point, Sordwana Bay, Natal, South Africa (Wynne & Norris 1991: 265). Holotype: Dench; 6 May 1985; epiphytic on large red algae: 46-47 m depth. SAM 102264 [=NAT 3218a (female)] (Wynne & Norris 1991: 265).

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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Wynne, M.J. & Norris, R.E. (1991). Branchioglossum pygmaeum sp. nov. and new records of other Delesseriaceous algae (Rhodophyta) from Natal, South Africa. Phycologia 30: 262-271, 26 figs.

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