West W, West GS. Welwitsch's African freshwater algae. Journal of Botany 1897; 35:297-304.
validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)
Elenkin (1949) assigned this genus to the family Schizotrichaceae Elenkin 1949.Publication:
Elenkin AA. Monographia algarum Cyanophycearum aquidulcium et terrestrium in finibus URSS inventarum, Pars specialis (Systematica), Fasc. II. III. Hormogoneae (Geitl.) Elenk. Sumptibus Academiae Scientarum URSS, Mosqua & Leningrad, 1949.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Polychtamydum".
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "PLCL" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2