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Scenedesmus ralfsii Playfair

Publication details
Scenedesmus ralfsii Playfair 1923: 221

Published in: Playfair, G.J. (1923). Notes on freshwater algae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 48: 206-228, 15 figs.
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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 Steinedesmus ralfsii (Playfair) Comas & Komárek

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
Comas, A. & Komárek, J. (1985). The genus Steinedesmus Kofoid (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorellales). Preslia 57: 47-110.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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