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Desmidium aptogonum var. tetragonum (Delponte) West & G.S.West

Publication details
Desmidium aptogonum var. tetragonum (Delponte) West & G.S.West 1902: 193

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1902). A contribution to the freshwater algae of Ceylon. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 6: 123-215, pls 17-22.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt

Basionym
Aptogonum tetragonum Delponte

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmidium aptogonum var. tetragonum (Delponte) West & G.S.West)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: Japan (Hinode 1960).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Hirano 1992).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

Key references
Hinode, T. (1961). On some Japanese desmids (4). Hikobia 2(3): 199-205, 2 pls.

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