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Closterium juncidum var. brevius (Rabenhorst) J.Roy

Publication details
Closterium juncidum var. brevius (Rabenhorst) J.Roy 1890: 336

Published in: Roy, J. (1890). Freshwater algae of the Enbridge Lakes and vicinity, Hampshire. Journal of Botany, London 28: 334-338.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium juncidum Ralfs

Basionym
Closterium juncidum f. brevior Rabenhorst

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

Taxonomic notes
Sometimes considered a synonym of the type variety of C. juncidum (see Brook & Johnson, 2002: 523). - (14 Mar 2009) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.

Key references
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, [2], [1]-291, [292]], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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