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Staurastrum manfeldtii var. splendidum (Messikommer) Coesel

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

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Staurastrum manfeldtii var. splendidum (Messikommer) Coesel
Side views with key. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum manfeldtii var. splendidum (Messikommer) Coesel
Side views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum manfeldtii var. splendidum (Messikommer) Coesel
Apical Views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Halidrys siliquosa var. denudata Lyngbye

Staurastrum manfeldtii var. splendidum (Messikommer) Coesel Side views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurastrum manfeldtii var. splendidum (Messikommer) Coesel 1996: 102, figs 5, 6

Published in: Coesel, P.F.M. (1996). The Dutch representatives of the Staurastrum manfeldtii complex (Desmidiaceae, Chlorophyta): a taxonomic revision. Nordic Journal of Botany 16: 99-106.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

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

Basionym
Staurastrum gracile var. splendidum Messikommer

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum gracile var. splendidum Messikommer 1928

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum messikommeri Lundberg 1931

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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.

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