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Anabaena Taxonomic Position Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum:    Cyanobacteria Class:       Cyanophyceae Order:      Nostocales Family:     Nostocaceae Genus:     Anabaena Occurrence Anabaena (Gr. Anabaniein=to arise) is a filamentous blue green alga. The genus contains both planktonic species and some that form coatings on other aquatic vegetation. A few species are endophytic and grow in cavities between the leaves of the water fern Azolla ...

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