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Staurastrum johnsonii West & G.S.West

Publication details
Staurastrum johnsonii West & G.S.West 1896: 266, pl. 17: fig. 16

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1896). On some North America Desmidieae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, series 2, Botany 5: 229-274, pls 12-18.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen 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.

Nomenclatural notes
New named for Stauraustrum leptocladum Nordstedt sensu Johnson (1894) and not described by Johnson as a separate entity as listed by some authors. - (23 Jun 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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]

Johnson, L.N. (1894). Some new and rare desmids of the United States I. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 21: 285-291, pl. 211.

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]

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