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Nostoc torulosum H.Hirose

Publication details
Nostoc torulosum H.Hirose 1962: 299, fig. 1 A-F

Published in: Hirose, H. (1962). On the genus Nostoc Vaucher of Japan. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 20: 296-307.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc is Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

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