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Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier

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 elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Showing suture. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Sep 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Showing suture. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Sep 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Showing suture at edge of spore. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Sep 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Showing suture at edge of spore. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Sep 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Oct 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Oct 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Chytrid attack. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Oct 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Chytrid attack. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK. 15 Oct 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Lateral conjugation. Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 16 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier
Lateral conjugation. Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 16 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Caulerpa seuratii Weber Bosse

Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Kützing Chytrid attack. Collected by Howard Matcham, seasonally flooded pool Nr Chichester, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Spirogyra elongata (Vaucher) Dumortier 1822: 99 (as 'Spirogera' )

Published in: Dumortier, B.-C. (1822). Commentationes botanicae. Observations botaniques, dédiées à la Société d'Horticulture de Tournay. pp. [i], [1]-116, [1, tabl., err.]. Tournay: Imprimerie de Ch. Casterman-Dieu, Rue de pont No. 10.
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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.

Basionym
Conjugata elongata Vaucher

Type information
Switzerland: near Geneva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Frequently listed as "Spirogyra longata" but the basionym, Conjugata elongata Vaucher was given as "longata" in text, it was corrected to "elongata" in an Erratum. - (10 Feb 2013) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by Meneghini, 1837, Conspectus algologiae Euganeae, p. 15, and by Kützing, 1843, Phycologia generalis, p. 279 - (14 Feb 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

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.

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

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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.

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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