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Nitzschia obtusa var. schweinfurthii Grunow 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia obtusa var. schweinfurthii Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 92, no fig.

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Edlund, M.B., Soninkhishig, N., Williams, R.M. & Stoermer, E.F. (2001). Biodiversity of Mongolia: checklist of diatoms, including new distributional reports of 31 taxa. Nova Hedwigia 72: 59-90, 72 figs.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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