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Lyngbya speciosa Carmichael

Publication details
Lyngbya speciosa Carmichael in Harvey apud Hooker 1833: 371

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulothrix speciosa (Carmichael) K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), showy, splendid (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The description was provided by Carmichael and the name can thus be attributed to him. - (4 Jan 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Harvey 1833: 371).

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Verified by: 04 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.

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