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Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Gloeotrichiaceae
Genus Gloeotrichia

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Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
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Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Isolated filament showing heterocyst and long akinete. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Section of colony. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Showing heterocysts and akinetes. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Showing heterocysts and akinetes. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Colony on Potamogeton. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Colony with calcification. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Colony on Potamogeton. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Sphacelaria capensis Kützing

Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault Showing heterocysts and akinetes. Abington Meadow Northampton, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Gloeotrichia pisum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 366

Published in: Bornet, E. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1887'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (deuxième fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 4: 343-373.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeotrichia.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rivularia pisum C.Agardh 1824
Physactis pisum (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849
Rivularia durissima Rabenhorst 1865

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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

Thuret, G. (1875). Essai de classification des Nostochinées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, sér. 6 1: 372-382.

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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