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Cloniophora spicata (Schmidle) A.K.M.N.Islam

Publication details
Cloniophora spicata (Schmidle) A.K.M.N.Islam 1961: 19

Published in: Islam, A.K.M.N. (1961). The genus Cloniophora Tiffany. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 6: 7-32, 3 figs, 5 plates, 1 map.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cloniophora is Cloniophora willei Tiffany.

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

Stigeoclonium spicatum Schmidle

Type information
Type locality: Indrapura, Western Sumatra (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dr. C Klasi; 1888; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: According to Carlile et al. (2011:1381, 1382), Schmidle did not specify the collector or the type specimen. They note that a collection of specimens by Weber-van Bosse from West Sumatra in 1888 (collection n.686), housed at Leiden Herbarium, was annotated by Islam in 1960 as C. spicatum and is listed under this name in his review of the genus (Islam 1961). They consider it likely that Schmidle based S. spicatum on these specimens and they designate Leiden 0835368 (Weber-van Bosse #686) as neotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing spikes.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Stigeoclonium spicatum Schmidle 1895

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Stigeoclonium askenasyi Schmidle 1896
Cloniophora willei Tiffany 1936
Cloniophora capitellata Tiffany 1936

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Carlile, A.L., O'Kelly, C.J. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). The green algal genus Cloniophora represents a novel lineage in the Ulvales: a proposal for Cloniophoraceae fam. nov.. Journal of Phycology 47(6): 1379-1387.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Wei Yin-xin [Wei, Y.-X.] (1994). A new species of Stigeoclonium (Chaetophoraceae, Ulotrichales). Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 31(1): 98-100, 2 figs. [in Chinese and Latin]

Xie, S.-L. & Ling, Y.-J. (1994). Materials for Chinese Cloniophora (Chlorophyta). Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 32: 581-583.

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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