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Desmidium bengalicum W.B.Turner

Publication details
Desmidium bengalicum W.B.Turner 1893: 147, pl. XIX [19]: figs 1-3 (as 'Bengalicum' )

Published in: Turner, W.B. (1893 '1892'). Algae aquae dulcis Indiae orientalis. The freshwater algae (principally Desmidieae) of East India. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(5): 1-187, 23 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

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.

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Key references
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]

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