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Anabaena azollae Strasburger

Publication details
Anabaena azollae Strasburger 1884: 382, fig. 124

Published in: Strasburger, E.A. (1884). Das botanische Practicum. Anleitung zum Selbststudium der mikroskopischen Botanik. Fiir Anfanger und Fortgeschrittnere.... pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-685, [686]. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillarioides Bory ex Bornet & Flahault .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trichormus azollae (Strasburger) Komárek & Anagnostidis

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1989). Modern approach to the classification system of Cyanophytes 4 - Nostocales. Algological Studies 56: 247-345.

Key references
Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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Verified by: 20 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Fjerdingstad, E. (1976). Anabaena variabilis status azollae. Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl. (Algol. Stud. 17) 49: 377-381.
Franche, C. & Cohen-Baziere, G. (1985). The strectural nif genes of four symbiotic Anabaena azollae show a highly conserved arrangement. Pl. Sci. 39: 124-131.
Gates, J.E., Fisher, R.W., Goggin, T.W. & Azrolan, N.I. (1980). Antigenic differences between Anabaena azollae fresh from Azolla fern leaf cavity and free-living cyanobacteria. Archives for Microbiology 128: 126-129.
Ladha, J.K. & Watanabe, I. (1984). Antigenic analysis of Anabaena azollae and the role of lectins in the Azolla-Anabaena symbiosis. New Phytologist 98: 295-300.
Lang, N.J. (1965). Electron microscope study of heterocyst development in Anabaena azollae Strasburger. Journal of Phycology 1: 127-134.
Peters, G.A. & Calvert, H.E. (1983). The Azolla-Anabaena azollae symbiosis. In: Algal symbiosis. (Goff, L.J. Eds), pp. 109-145. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press.
Schwabe, G. H. (1947). Blaualgen und Lebensraum. II. Morphologische Reaktionen von Anabaena azollae imbricatae. Acta Botanica Taiwanica 1: 60-82.
Tung, H.F. & Shen, T.C. (1981). Studies of the Azolla pinnata-Anabaena azollae symbiosis: growth and nitrogen fixation. New Phytologist 87: 743-749.
Venkataraman, G.S. (1962). Studies on nitrogen fixation by blue-green algae. III. Nitrogen fixation by Anabaena azollae. Indian Journal of Agricultural Science 32: 22-24.

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