Oscillatoria formosa Bory ex Gomont 1892
Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda
Panama.Trichomes with cells mostly as long as wideDiane Littler (email@example.com)
Oscillatoria formosa Bory ex Gomont 1892: 230, pl. VII : fig. 16
Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.
Publication date: 1 January 1892
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oscillatoria is Oscillatoria princeps Vaucher ex Gomont.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 12 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 01 September 2020
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