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Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs

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 swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Chain at different focus points demonstrating spiral. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Washington state, USA: Alpine lake, 400x, DIC. 07 Dec 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Single cell from chain. Above Breidavik, NW Iceland.. 17 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Apical view of a single cell detached from chain. Above Breidavik, NW Iceland.. 17 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Attachment points. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Melobesia simulans P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.
© Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs 1848: 61, pl. IV [4]: figs a-f

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
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
"Wallich Ms. No. 56." - (14 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

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.

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.

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