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Cylindrospermum alatosporum F.E.Fritsch 1918

Publication details
Cylindrospermum alatosporum F.E.Fritsch 1918: 587, fig. 37, d, h

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. (1918). Contributions to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. (2) A first report on the freshwater algae mostly from the Cape Peninsula in the herbarium of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 9: 483-611, 43 figs.
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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.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: S. Africa (Index Nominum Algarum).

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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.

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

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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