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Lyngbya nigra C.Agardh ex Gomont

Publication details
Lyngbya nigra C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892: 145, pl. III [3]: fig. 16

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Lyngbya nigra C. Agardh, 1824: 312 [Corrigenda & Addenda] 'Lyngbya Nigra', "in canalibus molendariis Scaniae", Sweden) has been confused with Oscillatoria nigra Vaucher (1803, 192, pl. 15: fig. 4, "sur la surface des eaux peu courantes" France), validated as Oscillatoria nigra Vaucher ex De Toni (1907: 164). - (15 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Scåne, Sweden (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 38).

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Key references
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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.

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]

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

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 2 Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae: Chroococcales, Oscillatoriales. Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota II. pp. [1-6], 1-108, figs 1-56. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

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