Spirulina amethystina H.F.Buell 1938
Spirulina amethystina H.F.Buell 1938: 389, fig. 8
Published in: Buell, H.F. (1938). A community of blue-green algae in a Minnesota pond. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 65: 377-396.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrospira amethystina (H.F.Buell) J.De Toni
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet-coloured.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.
Created: 08 April 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.