Arthrospira platensis Gomont 1892

Publication Details
Arthrospira platensis Gomont 1892: 247, pl. VII [7]: fig. 27

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 Arthrospira is Arthrospira jenneri Stizenberger ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Limnospira platensis (Gomont) K.R.S. Santos & Hentschke.

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. ditionem Uruguay Americae meridionalis, prope Montevideo (Arechavaleta in Wittrock et Nordstedt, Algae aq. dulc. exsicc. !)" [Montevideo, Uruguay]; (Gomont 1893: 248) Type: José Arechavaleta (1838–1912); (Gomont 1893: 248)

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 07 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 15 May 2024

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