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Spirogyra alpina Kützing

Publication details
Spirogyra alpina Kützing 1845: 223

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirogyra is Spirogyra porticalis (O.F.Müller) Dumortier.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Zygogonium alpinum Kützing

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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