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SAG 74.90 Starria zimbabweensis

SAG Strain Number:74.90
TAXONOMY
Genus:Starria
Species:zimbabweensis
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:Lang
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:yes
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:tropical
Continent:Africa
Country:Zimbabwe
Locality:Southern Rhodesia, near Zimbabwe, 280 km south of Salsbury, soil from depression in granitic rocks
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-20.271345 / 30.933349  (5000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1969
Isolated by:R. C. Starr 1969 (leg. M.A. Pocock, same location as Haematococcus samples))
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:UTEX (as UTEX 1754)
Deposition date:10.1990
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:MiEB12
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:UTEX 1754
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:acidophile (acc. to depositor), authentic strain of genus Starria and its only species Starria zimbabweensis N.J. Lang acc. to Lang 1977
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Bohunick√° M. et al. (2015) A combined morphological, ultrastructural, molecular, and biochemical study of the peculiar family Gomontiellaceae (Oscillatoriales) reveals a new cylindrospermopsin-producing clade of cyanobacteria. J. Phycol. 51 (6):1040-1054
Publication:Lang, N.J. (1977) Starria zimbabweensis (Cyanophyceae) gen. nov. et. sp. nov.: A filament triradiate in transverse section. J. Phycol. 13:288-296
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:KM020013  Starria zimbabweensis SAG 74.90 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1462 bp)
Sequence Accession:AB115962  Starria zimbabweensis SAG 74.90 gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence. (1446 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO, low survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no
Starria zimbabweensis

Starria zimbabweensis

Starria zimbabweensis

Starria zimbabweensis

Starria zimbabweensis