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Nostoc molle C.Agardh, nom. inval.

Publication details
Nostoc molle C.Agardh 1827: 629, nom. inval. (as 'Nostoch molle' )

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Aufzählung einiger in den östreichischen Ländern gefundenen neuen Gattungen und Arten von Algen, nebst ihrer Diagnostik und beigefügten Bemerkungen. Flora oder Botanische Zeitung, Regensburg 10(no. 40 of the second volume): 625-640.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc is Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nostoc lichenoides var. molle (C.Agardh) Kützing

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name; not validated as such by Bornet & Flahault (19886: 221). - (11 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1888'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (quatrième et dernier fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 7: 177-262.

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Verified by: 17 July 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 21 September 2019.

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