Camptothrix West & G.S.West, 1897: 269
Holotype species: Camptothrix repens West & G.S.West
Original publication and holotype designation:West, W. & West, G.S. (1897). Welwitsch's African freshwater algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 1-7, 33-42, 77-89, 113-122, 172-183, 235-243, 264-272, 297-304, pls 365-369.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
The Cyano database (http://www.cyanodb.cz/excludenda) says "unidentifiable, probably initial stages of another cyanophyte-species." - (22 Oct 2011) - M.D. Guiry
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species (and infraspecific) names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=47530
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 March 2014.