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Spirogyra africana (F.E.Fritsch) Czurda

Publication details
Spirogyra africana (F.E.Fritsch) Czurda 1932: 201

Published in: Czurda, V. (1932). Heft 9: Zygnemales. Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. ( Eds), pp. 1-232. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirogyra is Spirogyra porticalis (O.F.Müller) Dumortier.

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

Basionym
Spirogyra fluviatilis var. africana F.E.Fritsch

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Spirogyra fluviatilis var. africana F.E.Fritsch 1921

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1944). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 4]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 295-499. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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