Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum
Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum Nordstedt in Wittrock & Nordstedt 1880: 120, no fig.
Published in: [Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O.] (1880). Literatur-öfversigt [Literature review]. Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et phycochromaceis.... Botaniska Notiser 1880(4): 113-122, no figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium lunula var. giganteum (Nordstedt) A.J.Brook & D.J.Williamson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.
Wittrock, V.B., Nordstedt, C.F.O. & Lagerheim, G. (1880). Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et hycochromaceis. Vol. Fasc. 7-8 pp. nos 301-400..
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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 September 2019.