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Spirulina amethystina H.F.Buell 1938

Publication details
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.

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

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.

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

General environment
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.

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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.

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