Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont 1892

Publication Details
Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont 1892: 98, pl. I/1: fig. 1

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.

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Publication date: 1 January 1892

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Plectonema is Plectonema tomasinianum Bornet ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; (Drouet 1968: 175) Lectotype: Rev. Francis Wolle No. 50; freshwater pond; FH; (Drouet 1968: 175) Notes: Speziale & Dyck 1992: 705) also designated as lectotype another specimen collected by Wolle; however, Drouet's selection must be followed (Kenins 2017: 1).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 02 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 01 June 2022

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