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Ballia pygmaea Montagne 1850

Publication details
Ballia pygmaea Montagne 1850: 291

Published in: Montagne, C. (1850). Cryptogamia guyanensis, seu plantarum cellularium in Guyana gallica annis 1835-1849 a Cl. Leprieur collectarum enumeratio universalis. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 14: 283-309.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ballia is Ballia brunonia Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Balliopsis prieurii (Kützing) G.W.Saunders & Necchi

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2021.

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