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Desmidium quadrangulatum Ralfs ex Ralfs

Publication details
Desmidium quadrangulatum Ralfs ex Ralfs 1848: 405, pl. V [5]: fig. a-e

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Desmidium swartzii var. quadrangulatum (Ralfs) J.Roy 1894

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Desmidium quadrangulare K├╝tzing 1845

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Ralfs, J. (1845). On the British Desmidieae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 15: 149-160; 401-406.

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