Chlorella lewinii C.Bock, Krienitz & Pröschold
Chlorella lewinii C.Bock, Krienitz & Pröschold 2011: 303, figs 6, 18
Published in: Bock, C., Krienitz, L. & Pröschold, T. (2011). Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae) using molecular signatures (barcodes), including description of seven new species. Fottea 11(2): 293-312.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
"Named in memory of the late Ralph Lewin,... who collected the original soil sample from the Easter Islands, from which the strain was isolated."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
Type locality: "Permanent freshwater pond in a crater, Easter Island, Chile" (Bock, Krienitz & Pröschold: 304). Notes: "Material of the authentic strain CCAP 211/90 is cryopreserved at the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, Oban, Scotland. Isotype: An airdried as well as a formaldehyde fixed sample of strain CCAP 211/90 was deposited at the Botanical Museum at BerlinDahlem under the designation B40 0040663 Authentic strain: CCAP 211/90 Iconotype: Figure 6."
No distributions recorded
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Created: 20 July 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 July 2013 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 21 May 2019.