Vaucheria fontinalis ( ) T.A.
Vaucheria fontinalis (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen Detail of oogonium. Collected by Jack Oliver, River Kennet, Wiltshire, UK.
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Vaucheria fontinalis (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen 1868: 465, figs 1-4
Published in: Christensen, T. (1968). Vaucheria types in the Dillenian herbaria. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 463-469.
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Conferva fontinalis Linnaeus
The type of Conferva fontinalis Linnaeus has been variously thought to be a Rhizoclonium and an Oscillatoria, but is a Vaucheria (Christensen, 1968: 465).
This is a terrestrial species.
Johnson, L.R. & Merritt, R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Order Vaucheriales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 336-345. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XI Xanthophyta. pp. [1-6] i-xvii, 1-129 , 99 figs. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]
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Ott, D.W. & Brown, R.M., Jr (1974). Developmental cytology of the genus Vaucheria. II. Sporogenesis in V. fontinalis (L.) Christensen. British Phycological Journal 9: 333-351, 33 figs.
Ott, D.W. (1975). Developmental cytology of the genus Vaucheria III. Emergence, settlement and germination of the mature zoospore of V. fontinalis (L.) Christensen. British Phycological Journal 10: 49-56, 15 figs.
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