Annamia L.T.T.Nguyen, 2013
Holotype species: Annamia toxica Nguyen
Original publication and holotype designation: Nguyen, L.T.T., Cronberg, G., Moestrup, O. & Daugbjerg, N. (2013). Annamia toxica gen. et sp. nov.(Cyanobacteria), a freshwater cyanobacterium from Vietnam that produces microcystins: ultrastructure, toxicity and molecular phylogenetics. Phycologia 52(1): 25-36.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Tuji, A., Yamaguchi, H., Kataoka, T., Sato, M., Sano, T. & Niiyama, Y. (2021). Annamia dubia sp. nov. with a description of a new family, Geminocystaceae fam. nov. (Cyanobacteria). Fottea 21(1): 100-109, 6 fig., 2 tables.
Description: Trichomes solitary, planktic, short or long, uniseriate without false branching, straight or waved, up to 3.5 µm wide, without sheaths, motile or immotile. Cells mostly blue–green, long cylindrical or barrel shaped, with scattered granules, without aerotopes. Terminal cells flattened or rounded, without calyptra. Thylakoids arranged radially in the transverse plane, parallelly in the longitudinal plane. Necridic cells, akinetes and heterocytes not observed.
Information contributed by: Tuji & al. 2021 (emended). The most recent alteration to this page was made on 12 May 2021 by M.D. Guiry.
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present, of which 2 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
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Some of the descriptions included in AlgaeBase were originally from the unpublished Encyclopedia of Algal Genera, organised in the 1990s by Dr Bruce Parker on behalf of the Phycological Society of America (PSA) and intended to be published in CD format. These AlgaeBase descriptions are now being continually updated, and each current contributor is identified above. The PSA and AlgaeBase warmly acknowledge the generosity of all past and present contributors and particularly the work of Dr Parker.
Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
Created: 01 March 2013 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 12 May 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 July 2021.