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Microcystis bengalensis Banerjii

Publication details
Microcystis bengalensis Banerjii 1936: 295, figs 2 A, B

Published in: Banerji, J.C. (1936). Studies on the Myxophyceae of Lower Bengal - I. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 15: 285-302.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Microcystis is Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing.

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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.

Tandon, R,, Kesarwani, S., Mishra,A.,Dikshit, A. & Tiwari, G.L. (2016). Genus Microcystis Kuetzing ex Lemmermann (Chroococcales, Cyanoprokaryota) from India. Phykos 46(2): 4-13, 4 pls.

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