Branchioglossum pygmaeum

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Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Delesseriaceae
Subfamilia: Delesserioideae
Tribus: Hypoglosseae
Genus: Branchioglossum
Species: Branchioglossum pygmaeum



Branchioglossum pygmaeum M.J.Wynne & R.E.Norris, 1991

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


  • 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. Reference page. : 265, figs 9–18
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Branchioglossum pygmaeum. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 5 October 2017.