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Lyngbya effusa Harvey, nom. inval.

Publication details
Lyngbya effusa Harvey 1860: 335, nom. inval.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spread out, indeterminate, straggling; literally ‘poured out’ (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name; not validated by Gomont (1892: 153) as it was included as "species excludendae" and as a synonym of Scytonema polycystum Bornet & Flahault. - (31 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Created: 05 June 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 31 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2019.

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