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Closterium contortum W.Archer

Publication details
Closterium contortum W.Archer

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Not in BHL. - (21 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Adams, J. (1908). A synopsis of Irish algae, freshwater and marine. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 27B(2): 11-60.

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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 19 September 2019.

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