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Anabaena antarctica F.E.Fritsch 1912

Publication details
Anabaena antarctica F.E.Fritsch 1912: 43, pl. 2: figs 118-120

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. (1912). Freshwater algae. In: National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904 Natural History. Vol. VI. Zoology and Botany [Part 3]. (Anon. Eds), pp. 1-66. London: Printed by order of the Trustees of the Bitish Museum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillarioides Bory ex Bornet & Flahault .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trichormus antarcticus (F.E.Fritsch) Komárek & Anagnostidis

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1989). Modern approach to the classification system of Cyanophytes 4 - Nostocales. Algological Studies 56: 247-345.

Key references
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.

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