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Zygnema cylindricum Transeau

Publication details
Zygnema cylindricum Transeau 1916: 22

Published in: Transeau, E.N. (1916 '1915'). Notes on the Zygnemales. Ohio Journal of Science 16(1): 17-31.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zygnema is Zygnema cruciatum (Vaucher) C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: central Illinois (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1941). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 3]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 197-294. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 698/2 Zygnema cylindricum Transeau
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