Geitlerinema deflexum (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis
Geitlerinema deflexum (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis 1989
Published in: Anagnostidis, K. (1989). Geitlerinema, a new genus of oscillatorialean cyanophytes. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 33-46, 4 figs, 1 table.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Geitlerinema is Geitlerinema splendidum (Greville ex Gomont) Anagnostidis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Anagnostidinema deflexum (West & G.S. West) Strunecky et al.
Oscillatoria deflexa West & G.S.West
Type locality: East Antarctic: Cape Royds (Green Lake; Coast Lake) (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent sharply in a downward direction.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a brackish species.
Source of current name
Strunecky, O., Bohunická, M., Johansen, J.R., Capková, K., Raabová, L., Dvorák, P. & Komárek, J., (2017). A revision of the genus Geitlerinema and a description of the genus Anagnostidinema gen. nov. (Oscillatoriophycidae, Cyanobacteria). Fottea, Olomouc 17(1): 114-126, 4 figs.
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.