Micrasterias africana (F.E.Fritsch & F.Rich) Coesel & Van Geest
Micrasterias africana (F.E.Fritsch & F.Rich) Coesel & Van Geest 2014: 395
Published in: Coesel, P.F.M. & Van Geest, A. (2014). New or otherwise interesting desmid taxa from Banweulu region (Zambia). 1. Genera Micrasterias and Allorgeia (Desmidiales). Plant Ecology and Evolution 147(3): 392-404.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: South Africa: Natal (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.
Micrasterias truncata var. africana F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich 1924
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 November 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 11 November 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 24 January 2019.