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Scytonema torulosum C.-C.Jao

Publication details
Scytonema torulosum C.-C.Jao 1940: 209, pl. II [2]: fig. 10

Published in: Jao, C.-C. (1940 '1939'). Studies on the freshwater algae of China. IV. Subaerial and aquatic algae from Nanyoh, Hunan. Sinensia 10: 161-239, pls 1, 2.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh 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.

Taxonomic notes
Perhaps referable to Petalonema (Komárek 2013: 152-156). - (17 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

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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