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Lyngbya magnifica N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Lyngbya magnifica N.L.Gardner 1927: 40, pl. 8: fig. 79

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 7: 1-144, pls. 1-23.
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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 Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), magnificent.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Reservoir at Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 37). Type: Dec. 28, 1914; NY 105 (Speziale & Dyck 1992: 704).

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Source of current name
Kenins, A. (2017). Validation of the noxious cyanophyte Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall (Oscillatoriaceae). Notulae Algarum 43: 1-3, 1 fig.

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.

Speziale, B.J. & Dyck, L.A. (1992). Lyngbya infestations: comparative taxonomy of Lyngbya wollei comb. nov. (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 28(5): 693-706, 13 figs, 5 tables.

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