Crucigenia tetrapedia (Kirchner) Kuntze 1898

Lemmermannia tetrapedia (Kirchner) Lemmermann

Current name: Lemmermannia tetrapedia (Kirchner) Lemmermann
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Publication Details
Crucigenia tetrapedia (Kirchner) Kuntze 1898: 402

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.

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Publication date: 28 Sep 1898

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Crucigenia is Crucigenia quadrata Morren.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lemmermannia tetrapedia (Kirchner) Lemmermann.

Staurogenia tetrapedia Kirchner

Type Information
Type locality: Langwieser See bei Plieningen; (INA 1996) Lectotype: pl. II, fig. 1 in Kirchner 1880 (designated by Komárek 1974): material of the strain SAG 9.81 cryopreserved at the SAG Culture Collection Gottingen, Germany (designated by Bock et al. 2013: 337) (epitype) (Bock & al. 2013: 337)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 September 2023

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Luka Sato in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 September 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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