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Euastrum zeylanicum F.E.Fritsch

Publication details
Euastrum zeylanicum F.E.Fritsch 1907: 246, fig. 4G

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. (1907). A general consideration of the subaƫrial and fresh-water algal flora of Ceylon. A contribution to the study of tropical algal Eecology. Part I. - subaƫrial algae and algae of the inland fresh-waters. Proceeding of the Royal Society, London, Series B 79: 197-254.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euastrum is Euastrum ansatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Cells small, about one and a-half times longer than broad, very deeply constricted. Apical incision first slightly widened and then narrowed to more or less of a point. Semi-cells pyramidate, with pointed basal angles; apex convexo-truncate, the margin on either side of the apical incision being straight or slightly curved. Lateral margins with two incisions, of which the one next the apex is deeper than the other; upper portion of lateral margins (i.e., part between the apex and the first lateral incision) retuse; portions of lateral margins between first and second incisions and between second incision and median sinus denticulate. Median sinus very narrow and closed, slightly dilated at its inner end. Cell-wall smooth. Zygospore not seen.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 17 December 2018 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.

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