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Spirulina robusta H.Welsh 1965

Publication details
Spirulina robusta H.Welsh 1965: 156, pl. 39(4): fig. 37

Published in: Welsh, H. (1965). A contribution to our knowledge of the blue-green algae of South West Africa and Bechuanaland. Nova Hedwigia 9(1-4): 131-162.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirulina is Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1985).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Spirulina subsalsa var. crassior Virieux 1912

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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