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Euastrum ventricosum var. rectangulare Prescott & A.M.Scott

Publication details
Euastrum ventricosum var. rectangulare Prescott & A.M.Scott 1945: 246, pl. 4: fig. 5

Published in: Prescott, G.W. & Scott, A.M. (1945). The freshwater algae of southern United States, 3: The desmid genus Euastrum with descriptions of some new varieties. American Midland Naturalist 34(1): 231-257.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euastrum is Euastrum ansatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1977). A synopsis of North American desmids Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae Section 2. pp. [i-vii], 1-411, incl. pls LVIII-CXLVII. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press.

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