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Spirogyra majuscula Kützing 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Zygnematophyceae
Subclass Zygnematophycidae
Order Zygnematales
Family Zygnemataceae
Genus Spirogyra

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Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Vegetative cell. Collected by Howard Matcham, near Midhurst, Sussex, UK.. 09 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Spore with suture. Collected by Howard Matcham, near Midhurst, Sussex, UK.. 09 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Spore with suture. Collected by Howard Matcham, near Midhurst, Sussex, UK.. 09 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Conjugating filaments. Collected by Howard Matcham, near Midhurst, Sussex, UK.. 09 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Conjugating filaments. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Conjugating filaments. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Red-cyan anaglyph showing conjugating filaments in 3D. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire UK. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 30 May 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 30 May 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Spirogyra majuscula Kützing
Spores in elliptical aspect. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 30 May 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Spirogyra majuscula Kützing Collected by Rachel Carter, Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Spirogyra majuscula Kützing 1849: 441

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirogyra is Spirogyra porticalis (O.F.Müller) Dumortier.

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad Hanau (leg. Theobald) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Jao, C.-C. (1988). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus I. Zygnemataceae. pp. i-v, 1-288, 54 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Johnson, L.R, (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Family Zygnemataceae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 576-608. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1944). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 4]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 295-499. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Lewis, S.H. & Entwisle, T.J. (2007). Zygnemales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 112-155. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Petlovany, O.A. (2015 '2014'). Zygnematales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 11-61. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Stancheva, R., Hall, J.D., McCourt, R.M. & Sheath, R.G. (2013). Identity and phylogenetic placement of Spirogyra species (Zygnematophyceae, Charophyta) from Californian streams and elsewhere. Journal of Phycology 49(3): 588-607.

Takano, T., Higuchi, S., Ikegaya, H., Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, F. & Nozaki, H. (2019). Identification of 13 Spirogyra species (Zygnemataceae) by traits of sexual reproduction induced under laboratory culture conditions. Scientific Reports 9(7458): 1-11, 4 figs.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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References
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Conard, A. (1936). Sur la germination des zygotes de Degagnya majuscula (Kütz.) Conard (= Spirogyra majuscla Kütz.).. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 45: 151-158.

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