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Arthrospira platensis (Nordst.) Gomont, Monogr. Oscill. 247, t. 7, f. 27. 1892; Desikachary, Cyanophyta 190, t. 35, f. 2. 1959.
Spirulina jenneri var. platensis   , .
Nordst., Wiltrock & Nordst., Alg. Aquae Dulc. Exsicc. fasc. 14: 679. 1884.
Spirulina platensis (Nordst.) Geitler in Pascher’s Süsswasserflora 12: 344. 1925.
var. platensis
Distribution : Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

var. non-constricta (J.C.Banerji) Desikachary, Cyanophyta 191, t. 36, f. 1 - 2. 1959.
Spirulina platensis  var. non- constricta  J.C.Banerji, J. Dept. Sci. Calcutta Univ. 1: 100. 1938.
Distribution : Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

var. tenuis (C.B.Rao) Desikachary, Cyanophyta 190, t. 35, f. 4, 11. 1959.
Spirulina platensis  C.B.Rao, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. B., 6: 365, f. 7A. 1937.
Distribution : Assam, Gujarat, Karnataka, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

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