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Oedogonium braunii Kützing ex Hirn 1900

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Oedogoniales
Family Oedogoniaceae
Genus Oedogonium


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Oedogonium braunii Kützing ex Hirn
Dwarf male and pore. Polebrook airfield, Northampton UK. 22 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oedogonium braunii Kützing ex Hirn
Gorgo Rebuttone, Sicily, Italy; freshwater temporary pond; oogonium and dwarf male. 400x.. 01 May 2008. Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it). © Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it).


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Oedogonium braunii Kützing ex Hirn Gorgo Rebuttone, Sicily, Italy; freshwater temporary pond; oogonium and dwarf male. 400x.
© Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it)

Publication details
Oedogonium braunii Kützing ex Hirn 1900: 194, pl. XXXII [32]: fig. 197

Published in: Hirn, K.E. (1900). Monographie und iconographie der Oedogoniaceen. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 27: i-iv, 1-394, XXVII figs, XLIV plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oedogonium is Oedogonium grande Kützing ex Hirn.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Cells cylindrical, 13-15 µm wide, 2 to 4 times as long as wide; oogonium single, ovoid to almost spherical, 30-37 µm wide, 33-43 µm long, opening by a median pore; oospore spherical, not filling oogonium, 27-33 µm wide, 27-33 µm long, walls smooth; suffultory cell similar to adjacent vegetative cells; dwarf male, stipe 7-12 µm wide, 20-28 µm long; gynandrosporous.

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Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

Huxley, R. & Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Oedogoniales [Bulbochaete by A. Pentecost; Oedoginium by R. Huxley]. 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. 500-523. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jao, C.-C. (1979). Monographia Oedogoniales Sinicae. pp. i-iv, 1-536, 115 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

Mikhailyuk, T.I. (2011). Oedogoniales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 108-152. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Mrozinska, T. (1985). Chlorophyta VI. Oedogoniophyceae: Oedogoniales. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Band 14. (Ettl, H, Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-624. Stuttgart, New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Tiffany, L.H. (1930). The Oedogoniaceae. A monograph including all the known species of the genera Bulbochaete, Oedocladium and Oedogonium. pp. [1]-253, 64 pls with 647 figs. Columbus, Ohio: Published by the author.

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