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Lyngbya contorta var. major B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh

Publication details
Lyngbya contorta var. major B.N.Prasad, R.K.Mehrotra & Y.Singh 1978: 76, figs 4, 10

Published in: Prasad, B.N., Mehrotra, R.K. & Singh, Y. (1978). Four new taxa of the genus Lyngbya Ag. from paddy fields of Uttar Pradesh. Acta Botanica Indica 6(1): 75-80, 10 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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 17 February 2019.

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