Genus Purpureonostoc

Name: Purpureonostoc Cai and Li 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Nostoc, algal generic name; N.L. neut. n. Purpureonostoc

Gender: neuter (stem: Purpureonostoc-)

Type species: Purpureonostoc tibeticum corrig. Cai and Li 2020

Valid publication: Cai F, Li R. Purpureonostoc, a new name for a recently described genus of Nostoc-like cyanobacteria. Fottea 2020; 20:111-111.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 2

Parent taxon: Nodulariaceae Elenkin 1916

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: 21488
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