Name: Spirulina Turpin ex Gomont 1892

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Spirulina, a small coil

Gender: feminine (stem: Spirulin-)

Type species: Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont 1892

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 39
Total number of child taxa: 40

Parent taxon: Spirulinaceae (Gomont 1892) Hoffmann et al. 2005

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: 6344
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