Botryococcus calcareus West
Botryococcus calcareus West 1892: 192, pl. XVIII: fig. 6
Published in: West, W. (1892). A contribution to the freshwater algae of west Ireland. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 29: 103-216.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Burren Hills, Co. Clare, Ireland (West 1892: 192). Type: among Spirogyra filaments..
Tsarenko, P.M.& John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Trebouxiales. 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. 499-500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.