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Characium ensiforme G.S.West, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Characium ensiforme G.S.West , nom. illeg.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characium westianum Printz

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Characium ensiforme Hermann, 1863. - (24 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. 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. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 July 2019.

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