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Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault 1886

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae
Genus Cylindrospermum

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Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault
Cells, heterocysts and developing akinetes. Collected by Rachel Carter in wet mud, drawdown area of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 05 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault
Late stage akinetes. Collected by Rachel Carter in wet mud, drawdown area of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 05 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault
Late stage akinetes. Collected by Rachel Carter in wet mud, drawdown area of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 05 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault
Late stage akinetes. Collected by Rachel Carter in wet mud, drawdown area of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 05 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault Late stage akinetes. Collected by Rachel Carter in wet mud, drawdown area of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cylindrospermum catenatum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 254

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1888'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (quatrième et dernier fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 7: 177-262.
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Publication date: 1 Jan 1886

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cylindrospermum is Cylindrospermum majus Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Ralfs 1850: 338, pl. VIII, fig. 14; South Wales? Ralfs (INA). - (31 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
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.

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]

Johansen, J.R., Bohunická, M., Lukesová, A., Hrcková, K., Vaccarino, M.A. & Chesarino, N.M. (2014). Morphological and molecular characterization within 26 strains of the genus Cylindrospermum (Nostocaceae, Cyanobacteria), with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Phycology 50(1): 187-202.

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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