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Euastrum giganteum (Wood) Nordstedt

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

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Euastrum giganteum (Wood) Nordstedt
Apical view preserved material. By Blue Hill Pond, Terra Nova, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.. 17 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum giganteum (Wood) Nordstedt
Face view preserved material. By Blue Hill Pond, Terra Nova, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.. 17 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum giganteum (Wood) Nordstedt
Side view preserved material. By Blue Hill Pond, Terra Nova, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.. 17 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Euastrum giganteum (Wood) Nordstedt Side view preserved material. By Blue Hill Pond, Terra Nova, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Euastrum giganteum (Wood) Nordstedt in De Toni 1889: 1106

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1889). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. I. Chlorophyceae. pp. [3]-12, [i]-cxxxix, 1-1315. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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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.

Basionym
Tetmemorus giganteus Wood

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tetmemorus giganteus Wood 1869

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euastrum giganteum var. latum W.R.Taylor 1935

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Araújo, A. de, Bueno, N.C., Meurer, T. & Bicudo, C.E. de M. (2010). Charophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 310-334. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1977). A synopsis of North American desmids Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae Section 2. pp. [i-vii], 1-411, incl. pls LVIII-CXLVII. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press.

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