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Nostoc flosaquae (Linnaeus) Lyngbye, nom. inval.

Publication details
Nostoc flosaquae (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819: 201, nom. inval.

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc is Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault

Basionym
Byssus flos-aquae Linnaeus

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (6 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Verified by: 06 August 2014 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 20 February 2019.

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