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Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Staurastrum

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Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille
Front views. Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille
Showing details. Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille
Apical Views. Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille
All views schematic. Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Gigartina lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Lyngbye

Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille All views schematic. Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille 1884: 19, pl. I [1]: figs 3-9

Published in: Wille, N. (1884). Bidrag til Sydamerikas Algeflora. I-III. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 8(18): 1-64.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender shoots.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

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