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Monostroma membranaceum West & G.S.West

Publication details
Monostroma membranaceum West & G.S.West 1903: 36 (as 'membranacea' )

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1903). Notes on freshwater algae III. Journal of Botany, London 41: 32-41, 74-82, pls 446-448.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
Freshwater, in ponds, brackish, in river deltas. - (16 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Mitcham Common, Surrey, England. (West & West 1903: 36).

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Key references
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.

John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. 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. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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