Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith
Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith 1856: 81
Original publication: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 2 pp. [i-vi] - xxix, 1-107, pl. 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Asterionella formosa var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Wolle 1890
Asterionella gracillima var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Cleve-Euler 1953
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Asterionella&species=ralfsii
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Asterionella&Species=ralfsii
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 428 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Gensemer, R.W. (1990). Role of aluminium and growth rates on changes in cell size and silica content of silica-limited populations of Asterionella ralfsii var. americana (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 26: 250-258, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Gensemer, R.W., Smith, R.E.H. & Duthie, H.C. (1993). Comparative effects of pH and aluminum on silica-limited growth and nutrient uptake in Asterionella ralfsii var. americana (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 29: 36 -44, 3 figs, 4 tables.
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Cite this record as:
Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:85878