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Scenedesmus maximus var. peruviensis E.Hegewald

Publication details
Scenedesmus maximus var. peruviensis E.Hegewald 1978: 316, figs 18-26

Published in: Hegewald, E. & Schnepf, E. (1978). Investigations on the lakes of Peru and their phytoplankton 3. Three new taxa of Scenedesmus from tropical Peru. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 20/51: 308-317, 26 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus maximus var. peruviensis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Peru, Lake Quistococha near Iquitos." (Hegewald & Schnepf 1978: 316). Holotype: GSF, Abt. Algenforschung, Dortmund (Hegewald & Schnepf 1978: 316). Notes: Iconotype: Fig. 21; type strain: Hegewald 1973/274.

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Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

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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 17 July 2019.

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