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Oocystis apicurvata G.J.P.Ramos, C.E.M.Bicudo & C.W.N.Moura

Publication details
Oocystis apicurvata G.J.P.Ramos, C.E.M.Bicudo & C.W.N.Moura 2015: 172, figs 1-3

Published in: Ramos, J.P.R., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Oocystis apicurvata sp. nov. (Oocystaceae, Trebouxiophyceae), a new species of green algae from Chapada Diamantina, northeast Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Botany 38(1): 171-173.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oocystis is Oocystis naegelii A.Braun.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Cells solitary or in 2-4-celled coenobia, surrounded by the mucilaginous expanded mother cell wall; coenobium ellipsoid to ovoid, with slightly acute apices; polar thickenings curved, asymmetrical, and markedly projected; cells ellipsoid, slightly curved, 52-62-µm long, and 16-19-µm broad; cell wall smooth, with polar thickenings; chloroplasts numerous, disk-shaped, with one pyrenoid each. Asexual reproduction by 2-4 autospores released by rupture of the mother cell wall. Sexual reproduction not observed.

Type information
Type locality: "Type material: BRAZIL. Bahia: Andaraí, Marimbus Pantanal, Marimbus do Baiano, 12°45'053.8" S, 41°18'42.5"W" (Ramos, Bicudo & Moura 2015: 172). Holotype: G.J.P. Ramos & C.A. Ribeiro s.n.; 9 xii 2011; HUEFS 185389 (Ramos, Bicudo & Moura 2015: 172).

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Created: 03 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Ramos, J.P.R., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Oocystis apicurvata sp. nov. (Oocystaceae, Trebouxiophyceae), a new species of green algae from Chapada Diamantina, northeast Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Botany 38(1): 171-173.

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