Name: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Oscillatoriaceae, the Oscillatoria family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Oscillatoria Vaucher ex Gomont 1892

Valid publication: Engler A. Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. Vol. 2. Unknown Publisher, Berlin, 1898.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 33
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 35
Total number of child taxa: 37

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriales Schaffner 1922

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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Record number: 6108