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Lyngbya polysiphoniae Frémy

Publication details
Lyngbya polysiphoniae Frémy 1930: 194, fig. 161

Published in: Frémy, Abbé P. (1930). Les Myxophycées de l'Afrique équatoriale française. Archives de Botanique, Mémoires 3(2): 1-508, 362 figs, 1 folded map.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptolyngbya polysiphoniae (Frémy) Anagnostidis

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Polysiphonia (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Anagnostidis, K. (2001). Nomenclatural changes in cyanoprokaryotic order Oscillatoriales. Preslia, Praha 73: 359-375.

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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