Lyngbya kuetzingii Schmidle 1897

Publication Details
Lyngbya kuetzingii Schmidle 1897: 58 (as 'Kuetzingi')

Published in: Schmidle, W. (1897). Algologische Notizen. IV. Allgemeine botanische Zeitschrift für Systematik, Floristik, Pflanzengeographie 4: 57-58.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heteroleibleinia kuetzingii (Schmidle) Compère.

Type Information
Type locality: "Leg. Dr. Lauterbach. Neu-Guinea, Lugamu, Süsswasserlagune; Nr. 706 des Herbars." [Lugamu, New Guinea.]; (Schmidle 1897: 58)

Origin of Species Name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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