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Scytonema crispum Bornet ex De Toni

Publication details
Scytonema crispum Bornet ex De Toni 1907: 498

Published in: De Toni, G. (1936). Noterelle di nomenclatura algologica, VI. Il genere Murayella Kofoid 1907 (Peridinee). pp. [2]. Brescia: Privately published. [in Italian]

Publication date: 1 February 1936

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 Heteroscytonema crispum (Bornet ex De Toni) G.B.McGregor & Sendall

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria crispa C.Agardh 1817
Lyngbya crispa (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824
Lyngbya cincinnata Kützing 1843
Scytonema cincinnatum Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault 1886
Scytonema lanatum Dalla Torre & Sarntheim 1901

Taxonomic notes
Published in Bornet, 1889, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 36: 156; new name (see INA) - (26 May 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
McGregor, G. (2018). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 3. Nostocales . Phytotaxa 359: 1-166, 91 figs.

Key references
Bornet, É. (1889). Les Nostocacées hétérocystées du Systema Algarum de C.-A. Agardh (1824) et leur synonymie actuelle (1889). Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 36: 144-157.

Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

Smith, F.M.J., Wood, S.A., Wilks, T., Kelly, D., Broady, P.A., Williamsom, W. & Gaw, S. (2012). Survey of Scytonema (Cyanobacteria) and associated saxitoxins in the littoral zone of recreational lakes in Canterbury, New Zealand. Phycologia 51(5): 542-551.

Vitonyte, I. & Kasperoviciene, J. (2015). Phytobenthos cyanobacteria species new to Lithuanian rivers. Botanica Lithuanica 21(2): 99-118.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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