Anabaena sphaerica f. tenuis G.S.West 1907
Anabaena sphaerica f. tenuis G.S.West 1907: 171
Published in: West, G.S. (1907). Report on the freshwater algae, including phytoplankton of the Third Tanganyika Expedition, conducted by Dr. W.A. Cunnington 1904-1905. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 38: 81-197.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Occasionally incorrectly cited as "var. tenuis G.S.West". - (21 Aug 2019) - M.D. Guiry
Thomazeau et al. (2010: 577) propose that A. sphaerica and S. sphaerica var. tenuis should be assigned to two separate genera closely phylogenetically related to the Cylindrospermopsis cluster (including Raphidiopsis). - (30 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, -686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Thomazeau, S., Houdan-Fourmont, A., Couté, A., Duval, C., Couloux, A., Rousseau, F. & Bernard, C. (2010). The contribution of sub-Saharan African strains to the phylogeny of cyanobacteria: focusing on the Nostacaceae (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 46(3): 564-579.
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