Name: Desikacharya Saraf et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.si.ka.cha’ry.a N.L. fem. n. Desikacharya, a genus named in honour of T. V. Desikachary, a great and well known cyanobacterial taxonomist from India

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desikacharya nostocoides Saraf et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Saraf AG, Dawda HG, Singh P. Desikacharya gen. nov., a phylogenetically distinct genus of Cyanobacteria along with the description of two new species, Desikacharya nostocoides sp. nov. and Desikacharya soli sp. nov., and reclassification of Nostoc thermotolerans to Desikacharya thermotolerans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:307-315.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Nostocaceae Eichler 1886

Assigned by: Saraf AG, Dawda HG, Singh P. Desikacharya gen. nov., a phylogenetically distinct genus of Cyanobacteria along with the description of two new species, Desikacharya nostocoides sp. nov. and Desikacharya soli sp. nov., and reclassification of Nostoc thermotolerans to Desikacharya thermotolerans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:307-315.

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