154,587 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,108 images, 59,787 bibliographic items, 419,603 distributional records.

Taxonomy Browser

Genus: Spirulina

Higher Taxonomy

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Empire

Prokaryota

Allsopp  

4,687

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Kingdom

Eubacteria

Cavalier-Smith  

4,686

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Subkingdom

Negibacteria

Cavalier-Smith ex Cavalier-Smith  

4,667

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Phylum

Cyanobacteria

Stanier ex Cavalier-Smith  

4,667

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Class

Cyanophyceae

Schaffner  

4,667

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Subclass

Oscillatoriophycidae

L.Hoffmann, J.Komárek & J.Kastovsky  

2,184

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Order

Spirulinales

J.Komárek, J.Kastovsky, J.Mares & J.R.Johansen  

58

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Family

Spirulinaceae

(Gomont) L.Hoffmann, J.Komárek & J.Ka  

58

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Genus

Spirulina

Turpin ex Gomont  

54

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Subordinate taxa

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Fossil

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Species

abbreviata

Lemmermann  

 

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Species

adriatica

Hansgirg  

 

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Species

aeruginea

H.F.Buell  

 

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Species

agilis

Kufferath  

 

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Species

albida

Kolkwitz  

 

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Species

allansonii

Welsh  

 

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Species

anjalensis

D.A.Kumawat & A.K.Jawale  

 

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Species

attenuata

Umezaki  

 

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Species

baltica

B.Martens & Pankow  

 

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Species

bayannurensis

L.Bosheng, Q.Chen & T.Chao-Tsi  

 

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Species

breviarticulata

(Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Geitler  

 

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Variety

brevis

Croasdale  

 

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Species

cabrerae

González Guerrero  

 

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Species

caldaria

Tilden  

 

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Variety

californica

N.L.Gardner ex T.V.Desikachary & N.Jeeji Bai  

 

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Species

cavanillesiana

González Guerrero  

 

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Species

conica

Bharadwaja  

 

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Species

corakiana

Playfair  

 

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Variety

crassior

Virieux  

 

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Species

duplex

Wolle  

 

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Species

erdosensis

X.-Y.Tian, C.Qiao, L.-Y.Gao, F-.F.Guo & B.-W.Zhang  

 

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Species

flavovirens

Wislouch  

 

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Species

gessneri

Schiller  

 

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Species

gomontii

Guwinski  

 

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Species

gordiana

González Guerrero  

 

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Species

gracilis

Gruia  

 

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Species

innatans

H.Welsh  

 

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Species

labyrinthiformis

Gomont  

 

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Species

laxa

G.M.Smith  

 

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Forma

laxissima

D.A.Kumawat & A.K.Jawale  

 

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Species

legitima

Schiller  

 

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Species

magnifica

(J.J.Copeland) Anagnostidis  

 

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Forma

major

Desikachary  

 

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Species

major

Kützing ex Gomont  

 

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Species

mariae

Margalef  

 

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mediterranea

K.N.Deckenbach  

 

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Species

meneghiniana

Zanardini ex Gomont  

 

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Species

minima

A.Wurtz  

 

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Species

mukdensis

Noda  

 

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Species

nodosa

Schiller  

 

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nordstedtii

Gomont  

 

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Variety

oceanica

(Gomont) Forti  

 

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Species

platensis

(Gomont) Geitler  

 

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Species

princeps

West & G.S.West  

 

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Species

pseudovacuolata

Utermöhl  

 

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Species

regis

L.Hoffmann  

 

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robusta

H.Welsh  

 

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Species

rosea

P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex Gomont  

 

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schroederi

Koppe  

 

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Species

sigmoidea

Schiller  

 

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Species

socialis

N.L.Gardner  

 

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Species

spirulinoides

(Ghose) Geitler  

 

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Species

stagnicola

Drouet  

 

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Forma

subsalsa

Compère  

 

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Species

subsalsa

Oersted ex Gomont  

 

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Variety

subsalsa

Y.Kuroiwa & M.Tasaki  

 

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Species

subtilissima

Kützing ex Gomont  

 

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Species

tenerrima

Kützing ex Gomont  

 

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Forma

tenuior

(Hansgirg) Elenkin  

 

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Species

tenuior

(Lagerheim) Kirchner  

 

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Forma

tenuissima

Schwabe  

 

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Species

tenuissima

Kützing  

 

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Species

thermalis

Meneghini ex Kützing  

 

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Species

undulans

K.N.Deckenbach  

 

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vaginata

Rabenhorst  

 

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Species

versicolor

Cohn ex Gomont  

 

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weissii

Drouet  

 

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