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Geitlerinema splendidum (Greville ex Gomont) Anagnostidis 1989

Publication details
Geitlerinema splendidum (Greville ex Gomont) Anagnostidis 1989: 43

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. (1989). Geitlerinema, a new genus of oscillatorialean cyanophytes. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 33-46, 4 figs, 1 table.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Geitlerinema.

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

Oscillatoria splendida Greville ex Gomont

Type information
Type locality: Edinburgh, Scotland (Drouet 1968: 166). Type: in heather, Botanic Gardens. E (in Herbarium Greville) Notes: Type locality: "tubs of water in the stove of the Botanic garden" (INA).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria leptotricha var. splendida (Greville) Cooke 1884
Oscillatoria splendida Greville ex Gomont 1892
Porphyrosiphon splendidus (Greville) Drouet 1968
Phormidium splendidum (Greville ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillaria gracillima Kützing 1843
Oscillatoria gracillima Kützing 1843
Oscillaria leptotricha Kützing 1845
Lyngbya leptotricha (Kützing) Hansgirg 1884
Oscillatoria leptotrichoides Hansgirg 1885
Lyngbya gracillima Kützing ex Hansgirg 1893
Oscillatoria leptotricha Alten 1913

Habitat notes
Silva & Pienaar (2000) note that according to Agnostidis (1989), this is a cosmopolitan species being found in a wide variety of habitats, including freshwater, brackish and thermal. [see note for Oscillatoria splendida] - (6 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Silva, S.M.F. & Pienaar, R.N. (2000). Some benthic marine cyanophyceae of Mauritius. Botanica Marina 43: 11-27, 86 figs.

Strunecky, O., Bohunická, M., Johansen, J.R., Capková, K., Raabová, L., Dvorák, P. & Komárek, J., (2017). A revision of the genus Geitlerinema and a description of the genus Anagnostidinema gen. nov. (Oscillatoriophycidae, Cyanobacteria). Fottea, Olomouc 17(1): 114-126, 4 figs.

Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Wilmotte, A., Komarek, J. & Hoffmann, L. (2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg. Journal of Phycology 42: 1312-1332.

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