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Phormidium antarcticum West & G.S.West

Publication details
Phormidium antarcticum West & G.S.West 1911: 292, pl. 25: fig. 75 a-g

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1911). Part VII. Freshwater algae. In: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-9. Vol. 1 Biology. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 264-298.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phormidium is Phormidium lucidum Kützing ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptolyngbya antarctica (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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.

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

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