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Leptolyngbya crispata (Playfair) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Leptolyngbya crispata (Playfair) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 391

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptolyngbya is Leptolyngbya boryana (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek.

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

Basionym
Plectonema crispatum Playfair

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Plectonema crispatum Playfair 1915

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Flechtner, V.R., Johansen, J.R. & Belnap, J. (2008). The biological soil crusts of the San Nicolas Island: enigmatic algae from a geographically isolated ecosystem. Western North American Naturalist 68(4): 405-436.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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