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Chlamydomonas pyramidalis J.W.G.Lund

Publication details
Chlamydomonas pyramidalis J.W.G.Lund 1947: 191, fig. 1v, w

Published in: Lund, J.W.G. (1947). Observations on soil algae III. Species of Chlamydomonas Ehr. in relation to variability within the genus. New Phytologist 46: 185-194.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Volvocales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 381-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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