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Scytonema palmarum Martens, nom. inval.

Publication details
Scytonema palmarum Martens 1870: 11, nom. inval.

Published in: Martens, G. von (1870). A third list of Bengal algae, determined by Dr. V. V. Martens, Professor of Botany in Stuttgard, communicated through Mr. S. Kurs. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 1870: 9-12.

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 Lyngbya palmarum Brühl & Biswas

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: devalidated name. - (11 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a aerophytic 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.

Source of current name
Brühl, P. & Biswas, K.P. (1923). Commentationes algologicae. II. Algae epiphyticae epiphloiae Indicae or Indian bark algae. Journal of the Department of Science, University of Calcutta 5 (Botany 1): 1-22, pls I-VII incl. 25 figs.

Created: 23 September 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 11 January 2017 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 16 October 2019.

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