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Sirodotia acuminata Skuja ex L.Flint

Publication details
Sirodotia acuminata Skuja ex L.Flint 1951: 755, figs 7-12

Published in: Flint, L.H. (1951 '1950'). Studies of freshwater red algae. American Journal of Botany 37: 754-757.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sirodotia is Sirodotia suecica Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sirodotia suecica Kylin

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Key references
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Necchi, O., Jr, Sheath, R.G. & Cole, K.M. (1993). Distribution and systematics of the freshwater genus Sirodotia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. Journal of Phycology 29(2): 236-243.

Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1999). A molecular investigation of the systematic relationships of Sirodotia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. Phycologia 38: 261-266, 3 figs, 3 tables.

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