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Plectonema wollei f. robustum G.S.West

Publication details
Plectonema wollei f. robustum G.S.West 1907: 173

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 Plectonema is Plectonema tomasinianum Bornet ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Tanzania, Komba Bay (Speziale & Dyck 1992: 704). Type: W.A. Cunnington 134; Oct. 1904; BM Slide (Lee, Kim & Boo 1995: 704). Notes: Lake Tanganyika: floating & dredged, Komba Bay, 10.x.1904, W.A. Cunningham no. 134 (INA).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Speziale, B.J. & Dyck, L.A. (1992). Lyngbya infestations: comparative taxonomy of Lyngbya wollei comb. nov. (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 28(5): 693-706, 13 figs, 5 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2019.

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