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Closterium lunula var. maximum O.Borge

Publication details
Closterium lunula var. maximum O.Borge 1903: 77, pl. 1: fig. 9

Published in: Borge, O. (1903). Die Algen der ersten Regnellschel Expedition. 2. Dedsmidiaceen. Arkiv für Botanik 1: 71-138, 5 pls.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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