Genus Plectonema

Name: Plectonema Thuret ex Gomont 1892

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. nêma, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Plectonema

Gender: neuter (stem: Plectonemat-)

Type species: Plectonema tomasinianum Bornet ex Gomont 1892

Valid publication: Gomont M. Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées) deuxiéme partie -Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 1892; 16:91-264.

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: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 50
Total number of child taxa: 57

Parent taxon: Microcoleaceae (Hansgirg 1892) Strunecký et al. 2013

Assigned by: Strunecky O, Ivanova AP, Mares J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. J Phycol 2023; 59:12-51.

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Record number: 6343
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