Nienburgia serrata (Suhr) Papenfuss 1956

Nienburgia serrata (Suhr) Papenfuss

Current name: Nienburgia serrata (Suhr) Papenfuss
South AfricaRobert Anderson (

Publication Details
Nienburgia serrata (Suhr) Papenfuss 1956: 73

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nienburgia is Nienburgia andersoniana (J.Agardh) Kylin.

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

Nitophyllum serratum Suhr

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 March 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 March 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 08 June 2023

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