Closterium acerosum var. lanceolatum (Kützing ex ) Playfair
Closterium acerosum var. lanceolatum (Kützing ex Ralfs) Playfair 1914: 100
Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1914). Contribution to a knowledge of the biology of the Richmond River. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 39: 93-151, pls ii-vi.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium lanceolatum Kützing ex Ralfs
Type locality: Britain (several records); West Point, N.Y. (Bailey); Germany (Kuetzing); Falaise (Brébisson) (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.
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.
Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, , -291, ], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 July 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2019.