Euastrum splendens F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich
Euastrum splendens F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich 1937: 174, fig. 9 A-C
Published in: Fritsch, F.E. & Rich, M.F. (1937). Contributions to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. 13. Algae from the Belfast Pan, Transvaal. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 25(2): 153-228.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Euastrum attenuatum var. splendens (Fritsch & M.F.Rich) Grönblad & A.M.Scott
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Grönblad, R., Prowse, G.A. & Scott, A.M. (1958). Sudanese desmids. Acta Botanica Fennica 58: 3-82, 29 pls and two maps.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.