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Spirogyra grevilleana (Hassall) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Zygnematales
Family Zygnemataceae
Genus Spirogyra

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Spirogyra grevilleana (Hassall) Kützing
Lateral conjugation. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded area, Nr Chichester, UK.. 07 May 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra grevilleana (Hassall) Kützing
\'Replicate\' cell walls. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 05 May 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Spirogyra grevilleana (Hassall) Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 05 May 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Spirogyra grevilleana (Hassall) Kützing Lateral conjugation. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded area, Nr Chichester, UK.
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Spirogyra grevilleana (Hassall) Kützing 1849: 438

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Spirogyra weberi var. grevilleana (Hassal) O.Kirchner

Basionym
Zygnema grevilleanum Hassall

Type information
Type locality: No locality given (Hassall 1842: 38).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Petlovany, O.A. (2015 '2014'). Zygnematales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 11-61. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Drummond, C.S., Hall, J., Karol, K.G., Delwiche, C.F. & McCourt, R.M. (2005). Phylogeny of Spirogyra and Sirogonium (Zygnematophyceae) based on rbcl. sequence data. Journal of Phycology 41: 1055-1064.

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]

Jao, C.-C. (1988). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus I. Zygnemataceae. pp. i-v, 1-288, 54 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Johnson, L.R, (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Family Zygnemataceae. 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. 576-608. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1944). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 4]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 295-499. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Lewis, S.H. & Entwisle, T.J. (2007). Zygnemales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 112-155. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Stancheva, R., Hall, J.D., McCourt, R.M. & Sheath, R.G. (2013). Identity and phylogenetic placement of Spirogyra species (Zygnematophyceae, Charophyta) from Californian streams and elsewhere. Journal of Phycology 49(3): 588-607.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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