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Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault

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

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Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
Surface focus on filaments. .Collected by Brian Whitton and Allan Pentecost, Boggle Hole Gorge, Yorkshire, UK. 14 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons. Phase contrast.. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
School Knot Tarn, Cumbria, UK. 11 Oct 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
Red-cyan anaglyph showing 3D structure. In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons. Phase contrast.. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
Emerging trichome. In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons. Phase contrast.. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
Apical views. In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
Heterocyst. Collected by Brian Whitton and Allan Pentecost, Boggle Hole Gorge, Yorkshire, UK. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
Emerging trichome.Collected by Brian Whitton and Allan Pentecost, Boggle Hole Gorge, Yorkshire, UK. 14 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault
In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 11 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Gomphonema clavatum Ehrenberg

Petalonema alatum (Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault) Correns Red-cyan anaglyph showing 3D structure. In tufa deposits, Benbulben, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Scytonema alatum Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 110

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1887'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (Troisième fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième série 5: 51-129.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petalonema alatum (Borzì ex Bornet & Flahault) Correns

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), winged (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Scytonema alatum Bornet & Flahault 1886: 89 (key), 110, fixed by Art 13(e), ICBN (INA). - (5 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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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
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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