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Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Hydrodictyaceae
Genus Pediastrum

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Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini
Focus on top of colony. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini
Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini
Edge view of a colony. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini
Focus in plane of colony. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini
Part of a colony at two focus points. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Eunotia cancellata f. mutabilis A.Cleve

Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini Part of a colony at two focus points. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Pediastrum angulosum Ehrenberg ex Meneghini 1840: 210

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1840). Synopsis Desmidiearum hucusque cognitarum. Linnea 14: 201-240.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pediastrum is Pediastrum duplex Meyen.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strongly angled, with prominent angles (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Pediastrum angulosum var. araneosum Raciborski 1889
Pediastrum araneosum (Raciborski) G.M.Smith 1916

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Buchheim, M., Buchheim, J., Carlson, T., Braband, A., HepperLe, D., Krienitz, L., Wolf, M. & Hegewald, E. (2005). Phylogeny of the Hydrodictyaceae (Chlorophyceae): inferences from rDNA data . Journal of Phycology 41: 1039-1054.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Kim, J.K. & Kim, H.S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 6, Number 2 Chlorophyta: Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales I: Micractiniaceae, Botryococcaceae, Characiaceae, Hydrodictyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-117, figs 1-92. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

McManus, H.A. & Lewis, L.A. (2005). Molecular phylogenetics, morphological variation and colony-form evolution in the family Hydrodictyaceae (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 44: 582-595.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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