Staurastrum muticum Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848

Staurastrum muticum Brébisson ex Ralfs

Staurastrum muticum Brébisson ex RalfsKellands Pond, 4 km south of Twizel, South Island, New Zealand; pH = 8.3, Temp. 16.7°C. See: for detailed information and references. - 19 April 2009. Mark Webber (

Publication Details
Staurastrum muticum Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 125, pl. XXI [21]: fig. 4 a-d; pl. XXXIV [34]: fig. 13

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.

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Publication date: 1 Jan 1848

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Britain: Dolgelley and Penzance (Ralfs); Ambleside (Sidebotham); Falaise (Brébisson); Italy (Meneghini); (Index Nominum Algarum)see above in brackets;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), without a point, awnless, blunt (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 September 2020

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