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Scytonema capitatum N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Scytonema capitatum N.L.Gardner 1927: 72, pl. 15: fig. 27

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
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
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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