Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault 1888

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault

Current name: Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
View through squash of a large colony. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK, on a damp pathway. - 03 August 2006. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault 1888: 203

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1888'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (quatrième et dernier fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 7: 177-262.

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Publication date: 1 Jan 1886

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
throughout the world; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
, common

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 29 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 September 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 September 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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