Anabaena torulosa ex & Flahault
Anabaena torulosa Lagerheim ex Bornet & Flahault 1886
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillatorioides Bory de Saint-Vincent ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Distribution by country
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Ireland (Cotton 1912, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1978), Spain (Miranda 1931, Calvo & Bárbara 2002, Valenzuela Miranda 2005, Bárbara et al. 2005, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010).
South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman 1956, Broady & Merican 2012), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).
Pacific Islands: French Polynesia (Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Anabaena&species=torulosa
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Anabaena&Species=torulosa
Created: 08 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 September 2004 by Fabio Rindi
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:60398