Desmidium cylindricum , nom. inval.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmidium grevillei (Kützing ex Ralfs) De Bary
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (2 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Scotland; Argyleshire; Appin
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.
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. -619 , 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]
Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.