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Tolypothrix byssoidea Kirchner

Publication details
Tolypothrix byssoidea Kirchner 1898: 80

Published in: Kirchner, O. (1898). Schizophyceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien...I. Teil, Abt. 1a. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 45-92. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Tolypothrix is Tolypothrix distorta Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hassallia byssoidea Hassall ex Bornet & Flahault

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

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Key references
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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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