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Hassallia byssoidea Hassall ex Bornet & Flahault

Publication details
Hassallia byssoidea Hassall ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 116

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

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scytonema byssoideum C.Agardh 1812
Hapalosiphon byssoideus (Hassall) Kirchner 1878
Tolypothrix byssoidea Kirchner 1898

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Hassallia byssoidea Hassall ex Bornet & Flahault)
Arctic: Arctic (Patova, Davdov & Andreeva 2015).

Europe: Czech Republic (Gadea et al. 2013, Gadea et al. 2013), Greece (Gkelis et al. 2016), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Patova & Novakovskaya 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018).

North America: Tennessee (TN) (Johansen et al. 2007).

Pacific Islands: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).

(as Tolypothrix byssoidea Kirchner)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Spain (Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988, Asencio & Aboal 1996, Uher et al. 2005).

North America: Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Africa: Sierra Leone (Alfinito 2011).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012, Gupta 2012), Israel (Vinogradova et al. 2000).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003).

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

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