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Mastigocladus laminosus Cohn ex Kirchner 1898

Publication details
Mastigocladus laminosus Cohn ex Kirchner 1898: 39

Published in: Kirchner, O. (1898). Schizophyceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien...I. Teil, Abt. 1a. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 45-92. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Mastigocladus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fischerella laminosa (Hansgirg ex Bornet & Flahault) Castenholz
Hapalosiphon laminosus Hansgirg ex Bornet & Flahault 1886

Habitat notes
Cosmopolitan in thermal springs (Komárek 2013: 531), - (30 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: in Thermen Europas, Asiens und Amerikas (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Kastovsky, J. & Johansen, J.R. (2008). Mastigocladus laminosus (Stigonematales, Cyanobacteria): phylogenetic relationship of strains from thermal springs to soil-inhabiting genera of the order and taxonomic implications for the genus. Phycologia 47: 307-320.

Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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References
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Hirayama, O. & Inamura, T. (1991). Distribution and functions of lipids in thylakoid membranes from a thermophilic Cyanobacterium, Mastigocladus laminosus. Agr Biol Chem Tokyo 55(4): 1005-1011.
Kastovsky, J. & Johansen, J.R. (2008). Mastigocladus laminosus (Stigonematales, Cyanobacteria): phylogenetic relationship of strains from thermal springs to soil-inhabiting genera of the order and taxonomic implications for the genus. Phycologia 47: 307-320.
Wickstrom, C.E. (1984). Depression of Mastigocladus laminosus (Cyanophyta) nitrogenase activity under normal sunlight intensities. Journal of Phycology 20: 137-141, 2 figs, 2 tables.

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