Xanthotrichum contortum ex O.Kirchner 1893
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 05 March 2005 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 26 May 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 October 2021.