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Lyngbya distincta Schmidle

Publication details
Lyngbya distincta Schmidle 1897: 58

Published in: Schmidle, W. (1897). Algologische Notizen. IV. Allgemeine botanische Zeitschrift für Systematik, Floristik, Pflanzengeographie 4: 57-58.
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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 distincta (Schmidle) Anagnostidis & Komárek

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

Nomenclatural notes
Suppsed basionym Lyngbya mertensiana var. distincta Nordstedt, 1878, is a pre-starting-point name and thus currently invalid; here the earliest availble name based on the same type is adopted as the basionym. - (1 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

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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