Closterium gracile var. tenue (Lemmermann) West & G.S.West
Closterium gracile var. tenue (Lemmermann) West & G.S.West 1902: 138, pl. 18: figs 22, 23
Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1902). A contribution to the freshwater algae of Ceylon. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 6: 123-215, pls 17-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium gracile Brébisson ex Ralfs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
South-west Asia: India (Das & Keshri 2016).
South-east Asia: Thailand (Hirano 1992).
Source of current name
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009). A practical guide to the desmids of the west of Ireland. pp. [i]-viii, 1-196, 49 pls, 12 col. photogr. 8 line- figs, 1 map, 3 tabs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.
Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. -xiv, -429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.
Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 January 2020.