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Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae
Genus Nostoc

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Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox. Form with sheaths. In tufa deposits, Crockateemore, Co. Antrim. Collected by Melinda Lyons. 23 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox. Form with sheaths. In tufa deposits, Crockateemore, Co. Antrim. Collected by Melinda Lyons. 23 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox. Form with sheaths. In tufa deposits, Crockateemore, Co. Antrim. Collected by Melinda Lyons. 23 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox. Form with sheaths at medium magnification. In tufa deposits, Crockateemore, Co. Antrim. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 23 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox. Form with sheaths.. 23 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox. Shows a very young colony 'germling' with visible sheaths and the remains of a 'spore'. Blisworth, Northamptonshire, UK. In a churchyard. Sample collected by Rachel Carter.. 03 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
View through squash of a large colony. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK, on a damp pathway.. 03 Aug 2006. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Heterocysts. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK, on a damp pathway.. 03 Aug 2006. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Prox: form in leaf pockets of Phaeoceros (Hornwort). Wakehurst Place, Sussex.. 03 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Loughcrew House Oldcastle Co. Meath Ireland; on gravel path near grass. 18 Oct 2011. Charles Naper. © Charles Naper.

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Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault Loughcrew House Oldcastle Co. Meath Ireland; on gravel path near grass
© Charles Naper

Publication details
Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault 1888: 203

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1888'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (quatrième et dernier fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 7: 177-262.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc.

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

Origin of species name
common.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nostocella communis Gaillon
Tremella nostoc Linnaeus 1753
Ulva pruniformis Linnaeus 1753
Nostoc kurzianum Zeller 1873

Nomenclatural notes
Cited as Nostoc commune Vaucher 1803: 222, pl. XVI: fig. 1 in Silva et al., 1996: 90 and INA. - (13 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Common names

(as Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault)
Chinese: Ke-Sien-Mi (Chapman & Chapman 1980), Koxianmi (Lembi & Waaland 1988).

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Ivimey-Cook, R.B. (1965). The vegetation of solution cups in the limestone of the Burren, Co. Clare. Journal of Ecology 53: 437-445.

Keshari, N., Das, S.K. & Adhikary, S.P. (2015). Identification of cyanobacterial species with overlapping morphological features by 16S rRNA gene sequencing. European Journal of Phycology 50(4): 395-399.

Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

Leghari, M.K., Qureshi, R.M., Mashiatullah, A., Yaqoob, N. & Javed, T. (2005). Harmful algal species from various freshwater localities of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 199-206.

O'Brien, H.E., Miadlikowska, J. & Lutzoni, F. (2006). Assessing host specialization in symbiotic cyanobacteria associated with four closely related species of the lichen fungus Peltigera. European Journal of Phycology 40: 363-378.

Vaucher, J.-P. [É.] (1803). Histoire des conferves d'eau douce. Contenant leurs différens modes de reproduction, et la description de leurs principales espèces, suivie de l'histoire des trémelles et des ulves d'eau douce. pp. [i]-xv, [1]-285 [2], pls I-XVII plates. Genève [Geneva]: chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1453/24 Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
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Created: 29 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Abdelahad, N. & Bazzichelli, G. (1989). Ultrastructure and development of "coccoid cells" of Nostoc commune (Cyanophyta). British Phycological Journal 24: 217-222.
Aboal, M., Cristobal, J.C. & Marín-Murcia, J.P. (2010). Sobre la presencia de Nostoc commune var. flagelliforme (Nostocaceae, Cyanophyceae) en suelos arcillosos de regiones áridas del Sureste español. Acta Botanica Malacitana 35: 156-161.
Brüll, L.P., Huang, Z., Thomas-Oates, J.E., Smestad Paulsen, B., Cohen, E.H. & Michealsen, T.E. (2000). Studies of polysaccharides from three edible species of Nostoc (Cyanobacteria) with different colony morphologies: structural characterization and effect on the complement system of polysaccharides from Nostoc commune. Journal of Phycology 36: 871-881.
Chen, Z., Lu, G., Chen, S. & Chen, X. (2011). Light dependency of photosynthetic recovery during wetting and the acclimation of photosynthetic apparatus to light fluctuation in a terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1063-1071.
Coxson, D.S. & Kershaw, K.A. (1983). Rehydration response of nitrogenase activity and carbon fixation in terrestrial Nostoc commune from Stipa bouteloa grassland. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 2658-2668.
Coxson, D.S. & Kershaw, K.A. (1983). The pattern of in situ nitrogenase activity and carbon fixation in terrestrial Nostoc commune from Stipa bouteloa grassland. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 2686-2693.
Davey, A. & Marchant, H.J. (1983). Seasonal variation in nitrogen fixation by Nostoc commune Vaucher at the Vestold Hills, Antarctica. Phycologia 22: 377-385, 5 figs, 3 tables.
Horne, A.J. (1970). The role of Nostoc commune in the nitrogen budget of an Antarctic island. British Phycological Journal 5: 268-269.
Sakamoto, T., Yoshida, T., Arima, H., Hatanaka, Y., Takani, Y. & Tamaru, Y. (2009). Accumulation of trehalose in response to desiccation and salt stress in the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. Phycological Research 57(1): 66-73.
Scherer, S. & Z.P. Zhong (1991). Dessication independance of terrestrial Nostoc commune ecotypes (Cyanobacteria). Microbial Ecology 22(1): 271-283.
Whitton, B.A., Potts, M., Simon, J.W. & Grainger, S.L.J. (1990). Phosphatase activity of the blue-green alga (cyanobacterium) Nostoc commune UTEX-584. Phycologia 29: 139-145.
Wright, D., Prickett, T., Heim, R.F. & Potts, M. (2001). Form species Nostoc commune (Cyanobacteria). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 51: 1839-1852.
Wright, D., Prickett, T., Helm, R.F. & M. Potts (2001). Form species Nostoc commune (Cyanobacteria). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 51: 1839-1852.

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