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Scytonema ocellatum f. minus Bharadwaja

Publication details
Scytonema ocellatum f. minus Bharadwaja 1934: 161 (as 'minor' )

Published in: Bharadwaja, Y. (1934). The taxonomy of Scytonema and Tolypothrix, including some new records and some new species from India and Ceylon. Revue Algologique 7: 149-178.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scytonema ocellatum Lyngbye ex Bornet & Flahault

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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