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Polyedrium trigonum var. punctatum Kirchner 1878

Publication details
Polyedrium trigonum var. punctatum Kirchner 1878: 104

Published in: Kirchner, O. (1878). Algen. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien. Part 1. (Cohn, F. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. i-iv [vii] 1-284. Breslau: J.U. Kern's Verlag (Max Müller).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polyedrium is Polyedrium tetraëdricum Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetraëdron tetragonum var. punctatum (Kirchner) Hansgirg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tigone, thickening of angles [of cells] (Stearn 1973).

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
Hansgirg, A. (1888). Ueber die Süsswasseralgen-Gattungen Trochiscia Ktz. (Acanthococcus Lagrh., Glochiococcus De-Toni) und Tetraëdron Ktz. (Astericium Corda, Polyedrium Näg., Cerasterias Reinsch). Hedwigia 27(5/6): 126-132.

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