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Geitleria calcarea Friedmann

Publication details
Geitleria calcarea Friedmann 1955: 444, figs 1, 2

Published in: Friedmann, I. (1955). Geitlerea calcarea n. gen. et n. sp. A new atmophytic lime-incrusting blue-green alga. Botaniska Notiser 108: 439-445.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Geitleria.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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

Created: 27 August 2004 by Robert Wilkes

Verified by: 30 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Friedmann, E.I. (1979). The genus Geitleria (Cyanophyceae, Cyanobacteria): Distribution of G. calcarea and G. floridana n. sp.. Plant Systematics and Evolution 131: 169-178.

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