validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Spirulina Turpin ex Gomont 1892.Publication:
Wolle F. Fresh Water Algae of the United States. The Comenius Press, Bethlehem, Pa., 1887.
According to Komarek and Golubic (1990) originally assigned to Cyanobacteria but unclearly described, confused morphology.Publication:
Komarek J, Golubic S. Guide to the Nomenclature and formal taxonomic treatment of oxyphototroph prokaryotes (Cyanoprokaryotes). Unknown Publisher, Unknown City, 1990.
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