Characium pyriforme A.Braun
Characium pyriforme A.Braun 1855: 40, pl. V-B
Published in: Braun, A. (1855). Algarum unicellularium genera nova et minus cognita praemissis observationibus de algis unicellularibus in genere. pp. -114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characiopsis pyriformis (A.Braun) Borzì
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Borzí, A. (1895). Studi algologici: saggio di richerche sulla biologia delle alghe. Fasc. II. pp. -378, pls X-XXXI. Palermo: Alberto Reber Libreria Carlo Clausen.
Bicudo, D.C., Bicudo, C.E.M., Olivera, A.M. de, Ferragut, C. Fonesca, B.M., Marues Lopez, M.R & Nascimento de Lima, I.R. do (2006). Criptógamos do Parque Estadual das Fontes do Ipiranga, São Paulo, SP. Algas, 21: Xanthophyceae. Hoehnea 33: 291-316, 66 figs.
Created: 02 November 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 May 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.