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Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini 1840

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Hydrodictyaceae
Genus Pediastrum


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Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
 Prox. Showing hypnospores;Collected by Chris Johnson, South Uist. 06 Aug 2020. ©   C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 19 Oct 2011. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Isle of Ulva, Scotland. On wet rocks.. 28 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 20 Oct 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Wyoming, USA: 1000x, DIC. 31 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
On wet rocks, showing mineral deposits (possibly manganese) Isle of Ulva, Scotland.. 12 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Showing edge view. Castle Ashby Park, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.. 26 Sep 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 11 Oct 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 22 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 27 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Eunotia rabenhorstii Cleve & Grunow

Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Pediastrum boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini 1840: 210

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1840). Synopsis Desmidiearum hucusque cognitarum. Linnea 14: 201-240.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pediastrum is Pediastrum duplex Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudopediastrum boryanum (Turpin) E.Hegewald

Helierella boryana Turpin

Type information
not in INA

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Pediastrum constrictum Hassall 1845
Pediastrum cruciatum Kützing 1845
Pediastrum granulatum Kützing 1845
Pediastrum boryanum var. granulatum (Kützing) A.Braun 1855
Pediastrum boryanum var. cruciatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1868
Pediastrum bidentulum A.Braun 1885

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Buchheim, M., Buchheim, J., Carlson, T., Braband, A., HepperLe, D., Krienitz, L., Wolf, M. & Hegewald, E. (2005). Phylogeny of the Hydrodictyaceae (Chlorophyceae): inferences from rDNA data . Journal of Phycology 41: 1039-1054.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Kim, J.K. & Kim, H.S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 6, Number 2 Chlorophyta: Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales I: Micractiniaceae, Botryococcaceae, Characiaceae, Hydrodictyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-117, figs 1-92. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

McManus, H.A. & Lewis, L.A. (2005). Molecular phylogenetics, morphological variation and colony-form evolution in the family Hydrodictyaceae (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 44: 582-595.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Order Sphaeropleales sensu lato [Phylum Chlorophyta]. 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. 419-475. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Gawlik, S.R. & Millington, W.F. (1988). Structure and function of the bristles of Pediastrum boryanum (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 24: 474-482.
Millington, W.F. & Rasch, E.M. (1980). Microspectrophotometric analysis of mitosis and DNA synthesis associated with colony formation in Pediastrum boryanum (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 16: 177-182, 3 figs, 1 table.
Richardson, T.R., Millington, W.F. & Miles, H.M. (1975). Mercury accumulation in Pediastrum boryanum (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 11: 320-323, 4 figs.

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