Name: Cyanothamnos Cronberg 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. kyanos, blue; Gr. masc./fem. n. thamnos, bush; N.L. masc./fem. n. Cyanothamnos, with reference to the characteristic bush-like colonies

Type species: Cyanothamnos plancticus Cronberg 1991

Valid publication: Cronberg G. Cyanothamnos plancticus gen. et sp. nov., a new colonial cyanophyte from an eutrophic Scanian lake, Sweden. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 1991; 64:61-70.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Synechococcaceae Komárek and Anagnostidis 1995

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: 6474
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