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Dermocarpa depressa West & G.S.West

Publication details
Dermocarpa depressa West & G.S.West 1897: 301

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1897). Welwitsch's African freshwater algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 1-7, 33-42, 77-89, 113-122, 172-183, 235-243, 264-272, 297-304, pls 365-369.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dermocarpa is Dermocarpa violacea P.Crouan & H.Crouan.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), depressed.

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

Taxonomic notes
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 415) lists this species as an "unrevised species"

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: Angola (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 415). Type: An aquarium with brackish water. (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 415).

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.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

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