Hormosiphon margaritaceus Kützing, nom. inval.
Hormosiphon margaritaceus Kützing 1849: 301, nom. inval.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hormosiphon is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nostoc margaritaceum (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pearly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (6 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater/terrestrial 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
Rabenhorst, L. (1865). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio II. Algas phycochromaceas complectens. pp. 1-319, 71 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
Created: 06 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.