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Characium westianum Printz

Publication details
Characium westianum Printz 1914: 40

Published in: Printz, H. (1914). Kristianiatraktens Protococcoideer. Skrifter Utgit av Videnskapsselskapet i Kristiania, Matematisk-Naturvidenskabelig Klasse 1913(6): 1-121, pls I-VII.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Characium ensiforme G.S.West

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Printz, H. (1916). Contributiones ad floram asiae interioris pertinentes. I. Die Chlorophyceen des südlichen Sibiriens und des Uriankailandes. Kongelige Norske Videnskabernes Selskab Skrifter 1915(4): 1-59, pls I-VII.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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