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Spirulina nodosa J.Schiller 1956

Publication details
Spirulina nodosa J.Schiller 1956: 210, fig. 9 e-j

Published in: Schiller, J. (1956). Die Mikroflora der Roten Tümpel auf den koralleninseln Los Aves in karibischen Meer. Ergebnisse der Deutschen Limnologische Venezuela-Expeditionen 1: 197-216.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirulina is Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1985).

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

Taxonomic notes
"Unrevised taxa." (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 140). - (24 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Spirulina nodosa J.Schiller)
Europe: Spain (Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988).

South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Key references
Kim, J.K. (2017). New recorded of several taxa in freshwater algae from South Korea. Korean Journal of Environmental Sciences 35(3): 305-318, 5 figs.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2021.

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