Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont 1892

Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont

Current name: Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont
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Publication Details
Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont 1892: 251, pl. VII/7: fig. 29 (as 'major')

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
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirulina.

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

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Weissenfels, Germany; (Silva & al. 1996: 46) Notes: This type locality was first cited by Drouet (1968: 17, 20) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), great.

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 07 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 01 September 2020

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