Geitleria calcarea Friedmann
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a terrestrial species.
Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, -1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.
Created: 27 August 2004 by Robert Wilkes
Verified by: 30 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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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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 24 February 2019.