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Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta Class: Cyanophyceae Order: Nostocales

Note: for strains where we have DNA barcodes we can be reasonably confident of identity, however for those not yet sequenced we rely on morphology and the original identification, usually made by the depositor. Although CCAP makes every effort to ensure the correct taxonomic identity of strains, we cannot guarantee that a strain is correctly identified at the species, genus or class levels. On this basis users are responsible for confirming the identity of the strain(s) they receive from us on arrival before starting experiments.
For strain taxonomy we generally use AlgaeBase for algae and Adl et al. (2019) for protists.

Culture media, purity and growth conditions:
Medium: BG11; Bacteria present; maintained by serial subculture; or JM
Authority(Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) Wacklin, Hoffmann & Komárek 2009
IsolatorLund (1964)
Collection Site Windermere, Cumbria, England, UK
Notes filament with differentiated cells (akinete/heterocyst); LC-MS analysis by RGU in 2021 for cylindrospermopsins, microcystins and anatoxins: None Detected.
Axenicity Status Bacteria present
Area Europe
Country UK
Environment Freshwater
Group Cyanobacteria
Original Designation FBA L102
Pathogen Not pathogenic: Hazard Class 1
Strain Maintenance Sheet SM_FreshwaterCyanobacteria.pdf
Toxin Producer Not Toxic / No Data
Type Culture No
Taxonomy WoRMS ID 623803
Synonyms Anabaena flos-aquae
Formerly Listed in CCAP asAnabaena flos-aquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault 1886

CCAP 1403/13B

Dolichospermum flos-aquae

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