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Scytonema amplum West & G.S.West 1895

Publication details
Scytonema amplum West & G.S.West 1895: 270, pl. XVI [16]: figs 14-16

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1895). A contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Madagascar. Transactions of the Linnean Society of Botany, London 5: 41-90, pls 5-9.
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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 A (Latin), Large (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scytonema mirabile var. amplum (West) Playfair

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.

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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