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Scytonema ocellatum Lyngbye ex Bornet & Flahault 1886

Publication details
Scytonema ocellatum Lyngbye ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 87 (key), 95

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1887'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (Troisième fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième série 5: 51-129.
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Publication date: 1 Jan 1886

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii 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), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva ocellata Dillwyn 1809
Scytonema myochrous var. ocellatum (Dillwyn) C.Agardh 1812
Scytonema cinereum Meneghini 1837
Sirosiphon ocellatum (Dillwyn) Kützing 1843
Hassallia ocellata (Dillwyn) Hassall 1845
Scytonema murale Zeller 1873
Scytonema ocellatum f. minus Bharadwaja 1934

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Büdel, B., Weber, H.-M., Porembski, S. & Barthlott, W. (2002). Cyanobacteria of inselbergs in the Atlantic rainforest zone of eastern Brazil. Phycologia 41: 498-506.

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.

Cvijan, M. & Blazencic, J. (1996). Flora algi Srbije. Tom 1. Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-vi, [4], [1]-290, 204 figs. Beograd: Naucna knjiga. [in Serbian]

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.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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]

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

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Verified by: 01 September 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Patterson, G.M.L. & Bolis, C.M. (1997). Fungal cell-wall polysaccharides elicit an antifungal secondary metabolite (phytoalexin) in the cyanobacterium Scytonema ocellatum. Journal of Phycology 33: 54-60, 4 figs, 4 tables.

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