152,885 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,939 images, 59,127 bibliographic items, 408,269 distributional records.

Taxonomy Browser

Genus: Nostoc

Higher Taxonomy

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Empire

Prokaryota

Allsopp  

4,657

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Kingdom

Eubacteria

Cavalier-Smith  

4,656

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Subkingdom

Negibacteria

Cavalier-Smith ex Cavalier-Smith  

4,636

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Phylum

Cyanobacteria

Stanier ex Cavalier-Smith  

4,636

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Class

Cyanophyceae

Schaffner  

4,636

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Subclass

Nostocophycidae

Hoffmann, Komárek & Kastovsky  

1,454

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Order

Nostocales

Borzì  

1,454

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Family

Nostocaceae

Eichler  

408

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Genus

Nostoc

Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault  

105

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Subordinate taxa

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Species

alatosporum

Sant'Anna et al.  

 

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Species

album

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

ambiceps

C.-C.Jao  

 

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Species

amplissimum

Setchell  

 

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Species

antarcticum

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Forma

aureum

B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh  

 

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Species

aureum

Kützing ex Bornet & Falhault  

 

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Species

belmonticum

C.G.M.Archibald  

 

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Species

bicalyptratum

Skuja  

 

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Species

borneti

Gain  

 

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Species

bornetii

Gain  

 

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Species

borzioides

S.Skinner & T.J.Entwisle  

 

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Species

brittonii

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

caeruleum

Lyngbye ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Forma

calcicola

B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh  

 

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Forma

calcicola

(Brébisson) Elenkin  

 

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Species

calcicola

Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

carneum

C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

catenatum

P.J.L.Dangeard  

 

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Species

cavernicola

Miscoe & J.R.Johansen  

 

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Species

citrisporum

Prasad & Mehrotra  

 

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Species

coimbatorense

Laloraya & Mitra  

 

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Forma

commune

(Vaucher) Elenkin  

 

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Species

commune

Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

conglomeratum

H.Hirose  

 

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Species

conicocellulare

Huber-Pestalozzi  

 

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Species

copiosum

Kogan & Jazkulieva  

 

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Species

cordubense

C.H.Prosperi  

 

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Species

crassisporum

Geitler  

 

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Species

cycadae

Maruyama & Fukushima  

 

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Species

desertorum

Reháková & J.R.Johansen  

 

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Species

disciforme

F.E.Fritsch  

 

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Species

edaphicum

Kondrateva  

 

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Species

edule

Montagne & Berkeley ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

elgonense

Naumann  

 

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Species

ellipsoideum

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Forma

ellipsosporum

B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh  

 

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Forma

ellipsosporum

(Desmaz.) Elenkin  

 

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Species

ellipsosporum

Rabenhorst ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

endophytum

Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

epilithicum

Ercegovic  

 

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Variety

fieldii

W.R.Taylor  

 

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Species

filarzskyi

G.De Toni  

 

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Species

flagelliforme

Harvey ex Molinari-Novoa, Calvo-Pérez & Guiry  

 

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Variety

fluitans

West & G.S.West  

 

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Species

foliaceum

Mougeot ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

fonticola

Brabez  

 

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Species

fuscescens

F.E.Fritsch  

 

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Variety

gaditanum

P.González  

 

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Species

gelatinosum

Schousboe ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

ghotgewadense

G.R.Hegde & K.Somanna  

 

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Forma

halophilum

(Hansgirg) Elenkin  

 

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Species

hatei

S.C.Dixit  

 

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Species

humifusum

Carmichael ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

imperfectum

Schwabe & El Ayouty  

 

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Species

indistinguendum

Reháková & J.R.Johansen  

 

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Species

insulare

Borzì  

 

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Species

interbryum

Sant'Anna et al.  

 

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Species

intestinale

G.S.An  

 

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Variety

kihlmanii

H.Hirose  

 

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Species

kihlmanii

Lemmermann  

 

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Species

koraiense

G.S.An  

 

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Species

krishnamurthyi

S.Chandra  

 

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Species

letestui

Frémy  

 

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Species

lichenoides

Vaucher ex Reháková & J.R.Johansen  

 

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Forma

linckia

Elenkin  

 

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Species

linckia

Bornet ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

locularis

G.S.An  

 

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Forma

longius

Kossinska [Kossinskaya]  

 

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Species

longstaffii

F.E.Fritsch  

 

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Species

lophotelos

G.S.An  

 

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Species

maculiforme

Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Variety

majus

Laloraya & Mitra  

 

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Variety

majus

B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh  

 

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Species

mamillosum

C.-C.Jao  

 

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Species

membranaceum

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

microscopicum

Carmichael ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Variety

minimum

P.J.Philson  

 

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Forma

minor

Bharadwaja  

 

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Species

minutissimum

Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

minutum

Desmazières ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

nylstromicum

Claassen  

 

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Forma

olivaceum

Weber-van Bosse  

 

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Species

oryzae

(F.E.Fritsch) J.Komárek & K.Anagnostidis  

 

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Species

pachydermaticum

Gain  

 

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Species

paludosum

Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

paradoxum

Welwitsch ex West & G.S.West  

 

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Forma

parmelioides

Huber-Pestalozzi  

 

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Species

parmelioides

Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

parvulum

C.-C.Jao  

 

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Species

passerinianum

Bornet & Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

peltigerae

Letellier  

 

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Variety

planctonicum

(V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernow) B.A.Whitton  

 

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Forma

populorum

(Geitler) Hollerbach  

 

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Species

pruniforme

C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

pseudogelatinosum

Claassen  

 

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Species

punctiforme

Hariot  

 

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Species

punense

Singh  

 

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Species

ramosum

Ercegovic  

 

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Species

repandum

West & G.S.West  

 

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Species

riabuschinskii

Elenkin  

 

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Species

segawae

Okada  

 

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Species

sergianum

Borzì  

 

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Variety

setschwanense

Skuja  

 

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Species

shensiense

C.C.Jao  

 

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Species

simulans

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

sinuatum

G.S.An  

 

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Variety

sphaericum

H.Hirose  

 

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Species

sphaericum

Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

sphaeroides

Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

sphaerosporum

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

spinosum

Tiwari  

 

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Variety

spongiiforme

C.C.Jao  

 

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Variety

spongiiforme

C.B.Rao  

 

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Species

subtilissimum

Reinsch  

 

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Species

symbioticum

F.V.Wettstein  

 

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Variety

tenue

C.B.Rao  

 

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Variety

tenue

C.B.Rao  

 

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Species

thermophilum

Vouk  

 

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Species

thermotolerans

Suradkar et al.  

 

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Species

tibeticum

C.-C.Jao & Y.Y.Lee  

 

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Species

torulosum

H.Hirose  

 

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Species

undulatum

Archibald  

 

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Species

vaillantii

Behre  

 

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Variety

varians

C.B.Rao  

 

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Species

verrucosum

Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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Species

vesicarium

A.B.Frank  

 

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Variety

violaceum

C.B.Rao  

 

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Species

viride

Sant'Anna et al.  

 

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Species

wartisporum

B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh  

 

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Species

wichmannii

Weber-van Bosse  

 

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Species

willei

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

zetterstedtii

Areschoug ex Bornet & Flahault  

 

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