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Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault

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

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Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on soil near shore. 24 Sep 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on soil near shore. 24 Sep 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on soil near shore. 24 Sep 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on soil near shore. 24 Sep 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; limestone solute hollows. 16 Mar 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; solute hollows in limestone. 16 Mar 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on soil near shore
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Nostoc pruniforme C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 215

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1888'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (quatrième et dernier fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 7: 177-262.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc is Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nostoc pruniforme var. andicola Spegazzini
Nostoc pruniforme f. maximum Rabenhorst
Nostoc pruniforme f. olivaceum Rabenhorst
Heteractis pruniformis Kützing 1843

Nomenclatural notes
1888: 187 (= key), 215 (INA). - (9 Dec 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweden, Russia, Germany, N. Amer., S. Amer. (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh...& Elias Magnus Fries, Smolandus. Die [in handwriting:] xv maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. iii. h, et l.s. Pars 3. pp. [i], 27-34. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.

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

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Dodds, W.K. & Castenholz, R.W. (1987). Effects of grazing and light on the growth of Nostoc pruniforme (Cyanobacteria). British Phycological Journal 23: 219-227, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Waern, M. (1938). Om Cladophora aegagropila, Nostoc pruniforme och andra alger i Lilla Ullevifjärden, Mälaren. Botaniska Notiser 1938: 129-142.

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