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Scytonema obscurum var. terrestre Hansgirg 0

Publication details
Scytonema obscurum var. terrestre Hansgirg

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), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scytonema obscurum var. terrestre Hansgirg)
North America: Channel Islands, California (Ramos et al. 2014).

Key references
Flechtner, V.R., Johansen, J.R. & Belnap, J. (2008). The biological soil crusts of the San Nicolas Island: enigmatic algae from a geographically isolated ecosystem. Western North American Naturalist 68(4): 405-436.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 October 2020.

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