Scytonema penicillatum C.
Tolypothrix distorta var. penicillata (C.Agardh) Lemmermann Subtended multiple heterocysts. Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK.
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Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh 1817: 116
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tolypothrix penicillata Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: ad lapides et Fontinalem in aqua citissime currente fluvii prope Nattraby Blekingiae (Silva 1996-to date).
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.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
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