Aphanizomenon flexuosum Komárek & Kovácik
Aphanizomenon flexuosum Komárek & Kovácik 1989: 54, figs 10, 12
Original publication: Komárek, J. & Kováik, L. (1989). Trichome structure of four Aphanizomenon taxa (Cyanophyceae) from Czechoslovakia, with notes on the taxonomy and delimitation of the genus. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 47-64, 13 figs, 1 table.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aphanizomenon is Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Czech Republic: lake Lucina near Tachov (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Fig. 12: J. Duras; vii 1987; (Silva 1996-to date
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Aphanizomenon flexuosum Komárek & Kovácik)
Europe: Spain (Carrasco et al. 2007).
Carrasco, D., Moreno, E., Paniagua, T., de Hoyos, C., Wormer, L., Sanchis, D., Cirés, S., Martín-del-Pozo, D., Codd, G.A. & Quesada, A. (2007). Anatoxin-a occurrence and potential cyanobacterial anatoxin-a producers in Spanish reservoirs. Journal of Phycology 43: 1120-1125.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Aphanizomenon&species=flexuosum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Aphanizomenon&Species=flexuosum
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:101392