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Polyedrium minimum A.Braun

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Xanthophyceae incertae sedis
Family Xanthophyceae incertae sedis
Genus Polyedrium


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Polyedrium minimum A.Braun
Wyoming, USA: 1000x, DIC. 16 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Polyedrium minimum A.Braun
Various life-cycle stages and views. Park Pond, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 31 Oct 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Lithothamnion magellanicum f. crenulata Foslie

Tetraëdron minimum (A.Braun) Hansgirg Various life-cycle stages and views. Park Pond, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Polyedrium minimum A.Braun 1855: 94 adn., no fig.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polyedrium is Polyedrium tetraëdricum Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetraëdron minimum (A.Braun) Hansgirg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
[Freiburg] (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

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