Polycystis (Kützing) Kützing, 1849, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2011-07-19 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microcystis.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 July 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023