Name: Nostocaceae Eichler 1886

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Nostocaceae, the Nostoc family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Nostoc Vaucher ex Bornet and Flahault 1886

Valid publication: Eichler AW. Syllabus der Vorlesungen über specielle und medicinisch-pharmaceutische Botanik, 4. Aufl. Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin, 1886.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 24
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 24
Total number of child taxa: 27

Parent taxon: Nostocales Borzì 1914

Assigned by: Hoffmann L, Komárek J, Kaštovský J. System of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacteria) – state in 2004. Algol. Stud. 2005; 117:95-115.

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