Name: Synechocystis Sauvageau 1892

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: sunekhos, continu, dont les parties se tiennent; N.L. fem. n. Synechocystis

Gender: feminine

Type species: Synechocystis aquatilis Sauvageau 1892

Valid publication: Sauvageau M. Sur les algues d'eau douce recoltées en Algérie pendant le session de la Societé Botanique en 1892. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 1892; 39:104-128.

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: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Merismopediaceae Elenkin 1933

Assigned by: Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR. Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach. Preslia 2014; 86:295-335.

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Record number: 6297