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Closterium acerosum var. lanceolatum (Kützing ex Ralfs) Playfair

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium lanceolatum Kützing ex Ralfs

Basionym
Closterium lanceolatum Kützing ex Ralfs

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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.

Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, [2], [1]-291, [292]], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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