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Sirogonium ceylanicum Wittrock

Publication details
Sirogonium ceylanicum Wittrock in Wittrock & Nordstedt 1880: 117, no fig.

Published in: [Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O.] (1880). Literatur-öfversigt [Literature review]. Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et phycochromaceis.... Botaniska Notiser 1880(4): 113-122, no figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sirogonium is Sirogonium sticticum (Smith) Kützing.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Spirogyra ceylanica (Wittrock) De Toni 1889

Nomenclatural notes
Alg. aq. dulc. exsicc. no. 358 - (4 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

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.

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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