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Cylindrospermum

Cylindrospermum is a genus of filamentous cyanobacteria found in terrestrial and aquatic environments. In terrestrial ecosystems, Cylindrospermum is found in soils, and in aquatic ones, it commonly grows as part of the periphyton on aquatic plants. The genus is heterocystous (nitrogen-fixing) cyanobacteria.[2]

Cylindrospermum
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Cylindrospermum sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Cyanobacteria
Class: (See [1].)
Order: Nostocales
Family: Nostocaceae
Genus: Cylindrospermum
Kützing ex Bornet &Flahault, 1886
Species

C. alatosporum[1]
C. badium[1]
C. catenatum[1]
C. licheniforme[1]
C. majus[1]
C. marchicum[1]
C. michailovskoense[1]
C. moravicum[1]
C. muscicola[1]
C. pellucidum[1]
C. siamensis[1]
C. skujae[1]
C. stagnale[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Cylindrospermum". www.uniprot.org. 
  2. ^ Carr, Edited by N.G.; Whitton, B.A. (1973). The Biology of Blue-Green Algae. Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 262. ISBN 0520023447. 

Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Cylindrospermum". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.