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Scenedesmus acuminatus f. globosus Uherkovich, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Scenedesmus acuminatus f. globosus Uherkovich in Uherkovich & Rai 1977, nom. illeg. (as 'var. javanensis f. globosus' )

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 javanensis (Chodat) E.Hegewald, C.Bock & Krienitz

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Scenedesmus acuminatus f. globosus Hortobagyi & Németh, 1963. - (28 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Created: 28 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 18 October 2019.

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