Lyngbya erecta N.L.Gardner 1927

Publication Details
Lyngbya erecta N.L.Gardner 1927: 38, pl. 8: fig. 75

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 (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heteroleibleinia erecta (N.L.Gardner) Anagnostidis.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), erect (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 19 January 2005 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 03 April 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 April 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 October 2022

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