Name: Oscillaria Bosc 1803

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. oscillum, a swing; N.L. fem. n. Oscillaria

Gender: feminine (stem: Oscillari-)

Valid publication: Bosc LAG. [Title pending]. Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. 1803; 16:417.

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

Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Komarek J, Golubic S. Guide to the Nomenclature and formal taxonomic treatment of oxyphototroph prokaryotes (Cyanoprokaryotes). Unknown Publisher, Unknown City, 1990.

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Record number: 6533
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