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Zygnema purpureum Wolle

Publication details
Zygnema purpureum Wolle 1885: 126

Published in: Wolle, F. (1885). Fresh-water algae. X. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 12(12): 125-129.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zygnema is Zygnema cruciatum (Vaucher) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pleurodiscus purpureus (Wolle) Lagerheim 1895

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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