Closterium rostratum var. brevirostratum West
Closterium rostratum var. brevirostratum West 1889: 17, fig. 9; pl. II
Published in: West, G.S. (1899). The alga-flora of Cambridgeshire. Journal of Botany 37: 6, 49-58, 106-116, 216-225, 262-268, 291-294.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Kouwets (1999: 24) 'Doubtful variety (see Ruzicka, 1977)'. - (16 Mar 2009) -
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Closteriineae. 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. 616-636. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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, , -291, ], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, -224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.
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