Fragilariforma virescens (Ralfs) D.M.Williams & Round 1988

Publication Details
Fragilariforma virescens (Ralfs) D.M.Williams & Round 1988: 265

Published in: Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1988). Fragilariaforma, nom. nov., a new generic name for Neofragilaria Williams & Round. Diatom Research 3(2): 265-267.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fragilariforma.

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

Fragilaria virescens Ralfs

Type Information
Syntype localities: "In freshwater pools. Cold Bath, Tunbridge Wells, Mr. Jenner. Madron and Chyanhâl Moor near Penzance." [England]; (Ralfs 1843: 110) Lectotype (Cold Bath, Tunbridge Wells, Mr. Jenner; designated by Williams & Round 1988: 280): Edward Jenner; freshwater; BM; slide 81303 (Williams & Round 1987: 280) Notes: Isolectotype: BR-4832 (Meise Botanic Garden, Belgium), slide made from original material also from Cold Bath, Tunbridge Wells, Dec. 1842, leg. Mr. Jenner, BR. BM slide was made from Jenner material from Cold Bath, Tunbridge Wells (herbarium sheet BM 001222540, coll. date December 1842).

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), becoming green (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 05 March 2024

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