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Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer

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

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Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 16 May 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 16 May 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer
Side views. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 16 May 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Titanoderma byssoides var. trochanter (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Bressan & Babbini

Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer Side views. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer 1874: 92

Published in: Archer, W. (1874). The Desmidieae of Norway. [Review of] Nordstedt, O. (1873) Bidrag till kännedomen om sydligare Norges Desmidiéer. Journal of Botany 12: 92-95.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cosmarium is Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs.

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

Basionym
Cosmarium margaritiferum var. reniforme Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cosmarium margaritiferum var. reniforme Ralfs 1848

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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.

Förster, K. (1982). Conjugatophyceae Zygnematales und Desmidiales (excl. Zygnemataceae). In: Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers Systematik und Biologie [Band] 8. Teil 1. Hälfte. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-543. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). [in On shelf with series]

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1908). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. III. pp. [i]-xv, [1]-274, pl. 65-95. London: The Ray Society.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 612/18 Cosmarium reniforme (Ralfs) W.Archer
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