Arthronema africanum (Schwabe & Simonsen) Komárek & Lukavsky
Arthronema africanum (Schwabe & Simonsen) Komárek & Lukavsky Alméria Desert, SE Spain
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Arthronema africanum (Schwabe & Simonsen) Komárek & Lukavsky 1988: 266
Published in: Komárek, J. & Lukavský, J. (1988). Arthronema, a new cyanophyte genus from Afro-Asian deserts. Algological Studies 50-53: 249-267.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Arthronema.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Libya: Wau en-Namus oasis, Fezzan (24º54.7'N, 10º43.7'E) (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.
Pseudanabaena africana Schwabe & Simonsen 1961
This is a terrestrial species.
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.
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Asencio, A.D. & Aboal, M. (2003). The presence of Arthronema africanum (Cyanophyceae/Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriales) in Almería desert, SE Spain, with implications on its biogeographical distribution. Algological Studies 108 (Cyanobacterial Research 3): 7-14.
Stirk, W.A., Ördög, V. & van Staden, J. (1999). Identification of the cytokinin isopentenyladenine in a strain of Arthronema africanum (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 35: 89-92, 4 figs.
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