Burkillia cornuta G.S.West & West
Burkillia cornuta G.S.West & West 1907: 228, pl. XII : fig 19-21
Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1908 '1907'). Fresh-water algae from Burma, including a few from Bengal and Madras. Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta 6(2): 175-260, pls X-XVI.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Burkillia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. -x, -1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).
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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 23 January 2019.