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Spirulina turfosa Cramer 1863

Publication details
Spirulina turfosa Cramer in Mazé & Schramm 1863: 61, pl. 12: fig. 1

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to peat moors (Stearn 1985).

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

Taxonomic notes
"Unrevised species." and "unidentifiable". (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 154). Attributed to "Crouan 1892"; clearly an error as the entry mentions "Central Europe". Included in synonymy (as Spirulina turfosa Cramer 1863) with Spirulina subsalsa by Gomont (1892: 254). - (25 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.

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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