Name: Cyanocomperia Hindák 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cy.a.no.com.per’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Cyanocomperia, The genus is named in honour of outstanding Belgian phycologist Dr. Pierre COMPERE for his work on Cyanobacreria and algae collected in Africa. Not Comperia K. KOCH 1849 (a genus of orchids).

Gender: feminine (stem: Cyanocomperi-)

Type species: Cyanocomperia africana Hindák 2001

Valid publication: Hindák F. Thermal microorganisms from a hot spring on the coast of Lake Bogoria, Kenya. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 2001; 123:77-93.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Microcystaceae Elenkin 1933

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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Record number: 6477
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