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Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Staurastrum

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Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Apex. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Apex using x40 objective. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Apical pores. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Apex using x100 objective. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Apex. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West
Apex. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West Apex. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.
© Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Staurastrum brasiliense var. lundellii West & G.S.West 1896: 259

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1896). On some North America Desmidieae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, series 2, Botany 5: 229-274, pls 12-18.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or from Brazil (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Raphidiastrum brasiliense var. lundellii (West & G.S.West) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
North America; Ireland, northern Wales

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

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