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Nostoc papyraceum S.F.Gray, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Nostoc papyraceum S.F.Gray 1821: 352, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc is Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Byssus flos-aquae Linnaeus 1753 (devalidated); devalidated by later starting point (fide INA). - (6 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2019.

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