Phormidium

Phormidium cf. laysanense, copyright Philippe Bourjon.

Belongs within: Cyanobacteriia.

Phormidium is a genus of filamentous green algae with cells typically longer than wide, and with the end few cells of the filament tapering.

Phormidium Kützing 1843C01
|--P. ambiguumL02
|--P. calcicocolaSG05
|--P. coriumW93
|--P. geysericola Copeland 1936 (n. d.)GH01
|--P. hendersoniiAG03
|--P. laminosumGP03
|--P. laysanenseAG03
|--P. mucicolaL02
|--P. retziiSA07
|--P. submembranaceumRA05
`--P. tenueSG05

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[AG03] Abed, R. M. M., S. Golubic, F. Garcia-Pichel, G. F. Camoin & S. Sprachta. 2003. Characterization of microbialite-forming cyanobacteria in a tropical lagoon: Tikehau Atoll, Tuamotu, French Polynesia. Journal of Phycology 39: 862–873.

[C01] Castenholz, R. W. 2001. Phylum BX. Cyanobacteria: oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 473–599. Springer.

[GH01] Garrity, G. M., & J. G. Holt. 2001. Phylum BVI. Chloroflexi phy. nov. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 427–446. Springer.

[GP03] Gupta, R. S., M. Pereira, C. Chandrasekara & V. Johari. 2003. Molecular signatures in protein sequences that are characteristic of cyanobacteria and plastid homologues. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 1833–1842.

[L02] Litvaitis, M. K. 2002. A molecular test of cyanobacterial phylogeny: inferences from constraint analyses. Hydrobiologia 468: 135–145.

[RA05] Rath, J., & S. P. Adhikary. 2005. A check list of algae from Chilika Lake, Orissa. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 47: 101–114.

[SA07] Samad, L. K., & S. P. Adhikary. 2007. Cyanobacteria from two prehistoric caves of India. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 49: 191–194.

[SG05] Sau, A., & R. K. Gupta. 2005. Algal flora of Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 47: 63–86.

[W93] Westphalen, D. 1993. Stromatolitoid microbial nodules from Bermuda—a special micro habitat for meiofauna. Marine Biology 117: 145–157.

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