Characium apiculatum Rabenhorst 1855: 85, pl. XII-A [12-A]: fig. 2
Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1855). Zwei neue Characien. Hedwigia 1(13):  only, pl. XII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characium angustum A.Braun
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. 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. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 05 March 2003 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 21 June 2016 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 21 July 2019.