Phormidium formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988
Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda
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Phormidium formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 405
Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80(1-4): 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phormidium is Phormidium lucidum Kützing ex Gomont.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda.
Oscillatoria formosa Bory ex Gomont
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 12 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 04 September 2017
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