Phormidium submembranaceum   (Ardissone & Straferello) Gomont,  1892 (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Oscillatoriales
Family:Phormidiaceae

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Description
Color: Blue-green or yellowish brown

Thalli thick membranaceous, leathery. Sheath entirely diffluent.Trichomes 2-5 µm in diameter. Cells 3-10 µm in length, cross walls slightly constricted not granulate, apical cell with a depressed-conical calyptra.


Synonym (s)
Oscillaria submembranacea Ardissone & Strafforello, 1877
(Homotypic synonym)
Oscillatoria submembranacea (Ardissone & Strafforello, 1968)
Oscillatoria submembranacea Ardissone & Strafforello ex Gomont, 1892
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• MALDIVES

Literature Source(s)
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Tseng, CK (Ed.) (1983) Common seaweeds of China Science Press 316 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Humm, HJ and Wicks, SR (1980) Introduction and guide to the Marine bluegreen algae A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley and Sons 194 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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