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Phormidium lucidum Kützing ex Gomont

Publication details
Phormidium lucidum Kützing ex Gomont 1892: 179, pl. V [5]: figs 11, 12

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
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Phormidium.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lyngbya lucida (Kützing ex Gomont) Hansgirg 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria lucida C.Agardh 1827
Microcoleus lucidus (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1847

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Bohemia (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Lectotype (Geitler).

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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.

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.

Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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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