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Lyngbya penicillata (Kützing) Rabenhorst, nom. inval.

Publication details
Lyngbya penicillata (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1865: 146, nom. inval.

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1865). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio II. Algas phycochromaceas complectens. pp. 1-319, 71 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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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 Symplocastrum penicillatum (Gomont) Anagnostidis

Basionym
Leibleinia penicillata Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (30 Sep 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 10 March 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 30 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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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 22 February 2019.

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