Klebsormidium acidophilum P.M.Novis
Klebsormidium acidophilum P.M.Novis 2006: 295, figs 2-5
Published in: Novis, P.M. (2006). Taxonomy of Klebsormidium (Klebsormidiales, Charophyceae) in New Zealand streams and the significance of low-PH habitats. Phycologia 45: 293-301.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Klebsormidium is Klebsormidium flaccidum (Kützing) P.C.Silva, K.R.Mattox & W.H.Blackwell.
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No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Filaments 6-8 microns wide. Cells cylindrical, 8-15(-18) microns long. Chloroplast parietal, encircling 50% of the cell lumen, with a smooth margin. Pyrenoid single. Nucleus and nucleolus usually visible. Mucilage pads common. H-shaped wall structures and zoospores not observed. Filaments not easily fragmented in field material.
Holotype locality: Sullivan's Mine, Nelson, New Zealand (Novis 2006: 295). Holotype: Novis; 12 May 2005; (Novis 2006: 295). Notes: Holotype: Fig. 2. Material cultured from Sullivan's Mine, Nelson, New Zealand, NZMG 2409065E, 5938015N, CHR 546676A (preserved specimen). Culture maintained at Allan Herbarium (CHR).
Borisova, O.V. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Klebsormidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 449-453. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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