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Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West

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

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Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West
Cells in side view at two focus points. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West
Mucilage and pores stained with gentian violet. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West
Chytrid attack on a cell. Left image is lightly stained with gentian violet which also shows pores. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West
Cells in apical view at two focus points. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Laminaria hyperborea f. compressa Foslie

Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West Mucilage and pores stained with gentian violet. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Desmidium coarctatum var. cambricum West 1890: 283, pl. V [5]: fig. 2

Published in: West, W. (1890). Contribution to the freshwater algae of North Wales. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 6: 277-306.

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

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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