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Closterium costatum f. rectum Prescott

Publication details
Closterium costatum f. rectum Prescott in Prescott, Croasdale & Vinyard 1975: 42; pl. XXXIII, fig. 12

Published in: Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
USA. Notes: Type: Pl. 13, fig. 24 in West & West, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 5(5). 1896

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Key references
Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1896). On some North America Desmidieae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, series 2, Botany 5: 229-274, pls 12-18.

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