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Planophila laetevirens Gerneck

Publication details
Planophila laetevirens Gerneck 1907: 227, pl. 11: figs 4-6

Published in: Gerneck, R. (1907). Zur Kenntnis der niederen Chlorophyceen. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 21(Abt. 2): 221-290.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Planophila.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), light green (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
Terrestrial, on damp soil. - (15 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Habitat
Subaerial: soil (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).

Type information
Type locality: Göttingen, Germany (Gerneck 1907: 227). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): Fig. 9 (4–6) in Gerneck 1907. Epitype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): The strain SAG 2008 is permanently cryopreserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the SAG, University of Göttingen, Germany.

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Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

Darienko, T. & Pröschold, T. (2017). Toward a monograph of non-marine Ulvophyceae using an integrative approach (Molecular phylogeny and systematics of terrestrial Ulvophyceae II.). Phytotaxa 324(1): 1-41, 23 figs.

Karsten, U., Friedl, T., Schumann, R., Hoyer, K. & Lembcke, S. (2005). Mycosporine-like amino acids and phylogenies in green algae: Prasiola and its relatives from the Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 557-566.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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