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Characium falcatum Schröder

Publication details
Characium falcatum Schröder 1898: 23, pl. 1: fig. 5

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characium ornithocephalum var. harpochytriiforme Printz

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Riesengebirge (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Key references
Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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