Aphanizomenon americanum E.G.
Aphanizomenon americanum E.G.Reinhard 1896
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aphanizomenon is Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, -1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 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 22 February 2019.