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Desmidium cylindricum Greville, nom. inval.

Publication details
Desmidium cylindricum Greville 1827: pl. 293, nom. inval.

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1827). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 5 (fasc. 55-60), pls 271-300 (with text). Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmidium grevillei (K├╝tzing ex Ralfs) De Bary

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (2 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Scotland; Argyleshire; Appin

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. 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. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

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