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Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel

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

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Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel
Apical views showing pores and deep ridges. Sphagnum bog near Lough Gouragh, Hags Glen, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel
Capitate apices and very well developed spiral ridges. Sphagnum bog near Lough Gouragh, Hags Glen, Co Kerry, Ireland.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel Capitate apices and very well developed spiral ridges. Sphagnum bog near Lough Gouragh, Hags Glen, Co Kerry, Ireland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel 2012: [7]

Published in: Van Westen, M. & Coesel, P. (2012). Penium amplificatum status nova (Desmidiales, Streptophyta). Phytotaxa 57: [1-7].

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Penium is Penium margaritaceum Brébisson.

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

Basionym
Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt 1903

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Penium spirostriolatum var. amplificatum M.Schmidt)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 2003), Britain (Whitton et al. 2003, Brook & Williamson 2010), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015).

North America: Maine (Fucíková, Johansen & Hall 2015).

Asia: Japan (Hinode 1959).

(as Penium amplificatum (M.Schmidt) Van Westen & Coesel)
North America: Newfoundland (Carter & Williamson 2018).

Created: 11 September 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 September 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Van Westen, M. & Coesel, P. (2012). Penium amplificatum status nova (Desmidiales, Streptophyta). Phytotaxa 57: [1-7].

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2018.

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