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Scenedesmus falcatus f. tortuosa Skuja

Publication details
Scenedesmus falcatus f. tortuosa Skuja 1927: 83; pl. II: fig. 4

Published in: Skuja, H. (1927). Vorarbeiten zu einer Algenflora von Lettland. III. Acta Horti Botanici Universitatis Latviensis 2: 51-116, 2 pls.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pectinodesmus pectinatus f. tortuosus (Skuja) E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hegewald, E., Bock, C. & Krienitz, L. (2013). A phylogenetic study on Scenedesmaceae with the description of a new species of Pectinodesmus and the new genera Verrucodesmus and Chodatodesmus (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae). Fottea 14(2): 149-164.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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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 17 October 2019.

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