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Scenedesmus protuberans F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Scenedesmoideae
Genus Scenedesmus

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Scenedesmus protuberans F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Mar 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Chaetangium variolosum (Montagne) J.Agardh

Desmodesmus protuberans (F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich) E.Hegewald Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Scenedesmus protuberans F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich 1929: 31, fig. 6

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. & Rich, F. (1929). Freshwater algae from Griqualand West. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 18: 1-123.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus protuberans (F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich) E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), bulging, swollen (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus protuberans f. minor S.H.Ley [S.H.Li] 1947

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: South Africa: Griqualand West (Fritsch & Rich 1929: 31).

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Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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]

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.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

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Verified by: 29 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Post, A.F., Eijgenraam, F. & Mur, L.R. (1985). Influence of light period length on photosynthesis and synchronous growth of the green alga Scenedesmus protuberans. British Phycological Journal 20: 391-397, 4 figs, 1 table.

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