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Calothrix brevissima G.S.West 1907

Publication details
Calothrix brevissima G.S.West 1907: 180, pl. 10: fig. 8

Published in: West, G.S. (1907). Report on the freshwater algae, including phytoplankton of the Third Tanganyika Expedition, conducted by Dr. W.A. Cunnington 1904-1905. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 38: 81-197.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Calothrix is Calothrix confervicola C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), extremely short (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
On bark of trees in India. - (7 Jul 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Jaiswal, A.G (2017). Algae of north-west Khandesh. pp. [1]-448, 64 pls with 787 figs. Solapur: Laxmi Book Publication.

Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

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