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Xanthotrichum contortum Wille ex O.Kirchner 1893

Publication details
Xanthotrichum contortum Wille ex O.Kirchner 1893: 39

Published in: Kirchner, O. (1898). Schizophyceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Artn insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten I. Teil, 1. Abteilung a. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 45-92. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Xanthotrichum.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trichodesmium contortum (Wille ex O.Kirchner ) Wille

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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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