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Scytonema evanescens N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Scytonema evanescens N.L.Gardner 1927: 71, pl. 15: fig. 26

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 7: 1-144, pls. 1-23.
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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
Participle (Latin), vanishing, passing away, quickly disappearing or fadin, lasing only a short time (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Komárek (2013: 140), this species should probably be referred to the genus Chakia. - (16 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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.

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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 21 October 2019.

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