Zygnema terrestre Randhawa
Zygnema terrestre Randhawa 1938: 147, fig. 29
Published in: Randhawa, M.S. (1938). Observations on some Zygnemales from northern India. Part I. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B 8(3): 109-150.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
Type locality: N. India: near V. Mamrezpur, distr. Fyzabad (Silva 1996-to date).
Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
Krieger, H. (1941). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 3]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 197-294. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.
Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.
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