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Lyngbya ceylanica Wille

Publication details
Lyngbya ceylanica Wille 1914: 161, pl. III: figs. 27-29

Published in: Wille, N. (1914). Süßwasseralgen von den Samoainseln, Hawaii, den Salomonsinseln und Ceylon, gesammelt von Dr. K. Rechinger. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften [Wein], Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 91: 141-162, 3 plates.
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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 Porphyrosiphon ceylanicus (Wille) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: on mosses, Kandy, Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 55).

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Key references
Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

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.

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