Merismopedia cyanea Playfair
Merismopedia cyanea Playfair 1918: 501, fig. 2f (as 'Merismopedium cyaneum' )
Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1918). New and rare freshwater algae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 43: 497-543, pls LIV-LVII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Merismopedia duplex Playfair
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark blue.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.
Created: 30 April 2002 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 18 July 2019.