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Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Phormidium

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Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann
Panama. Habit of larger thallus showing small finger-like masses. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann
Panama. Habit of long finger-like bundles. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann
Panama. Trichomes tangled, occasionally parallel, agglutinated with amorphous mucilage. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann
Panama. Cell walls often obscure in older trichomes. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann
Panama. Terminal cell flat or conical, generally with terminal thickening and often with “halo”. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann Panama. Terminal cell flat or conical, generally with terminal thickening and often with “halo”
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Phormidium laysanense Lemmermann 1905: 619, pl. 7: figs. 4, 5

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1905). Die Algenflora der Sandwich-Inseln. Ergebnisse einer Reise nach dem Pacific. H. Schauinsland 1896/97. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 34: 607-663, Plates VII, VIII.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phormidium is Phormidium lucidum Kützing ex Gomont.

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

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

Taxonomic notes
"Unrevised species." (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 478). - (23 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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