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Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary

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 grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Stained to show mucilage and pores. In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland. 19 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Side view showing mucilage. In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland. 19 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Polar view showing mucilage and polar lobes of twisted successive cells.. In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland. 19 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Apical views of a live cell showing pores (inset). In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland. 19 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland. 19 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Side views. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Polar views. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Chloroplasts: image stacked. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary 1858: 76, pl. 4: figs 30, 31

Published in: De Bary, A. (1858). Untersuchungen über die Familie der Conjugaten (Zygnemeen und Desmidieen) Ein Beitrag zur physiologischen und beschreibenden Botanik. pp. [i]-vi, 1-91. Leipzig: A. Förstnersche Buchhandlung (Arthur Felix).
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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.

Basionym
Didymoprium grevillei Kützing ex Ralfs

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Didymoprium grevillei Kützing ex Ralfs 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Desmidium cylindricum Greville 1827

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.

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

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.

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