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Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Peniaceae
Genus Penium

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Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt
Apical views showing pores and deep ridges. Sphagnum bog near Lough Gouragh, Hags Glen, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt
Capitate apices and very well developed spiral ridges. Sphagnum bog near Lough Gouragh, Hags Glen, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel Apical views showing pores and deep ridges. Sphagnum bog near Lough Gouragh, Hags Glen, Co Kerry, Ireland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt 1903: 16, pl. 2: fig. 19

Published in: Schmidt, M. (1903). Grundlagen einer Algenflora der Lüneburger Heide. Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der Philosophischen Fakultät der Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen. pp. 1-101, 4 text-fig., 2 pl. Hildesheim: Druck von August Lax.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Penium is Penium margaritaceum Brébisson.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Van Westen, M. & Coesel, P. (2012). Penium amplificatum status nova (Desmidiales, Streptophyta). Phytotaxa 57: [1-7].

Key references
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.

Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Closteriineae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 616-636. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, [2], [1]-291, [292]], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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