Oocystis apicurvata G.J.P.Ramos, C.E.M.Bicudo & C.W.N.Moura
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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This is a freshwater species.
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 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).
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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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 19 June 2019.