Staurastrum pyramidatum West 1892
Staurastrum pyramidatum West Apical views. Isle of Ulva,Scotland.
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Staurastrum pyramidatum West 1892: 179
Published in: West, W. (1892). A contribution to the freshwater algae of west Ireland. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 29: 103-216.
Publication date: 26 April 1892
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a pyramid.
Cosmoastrum pyramidatum (West & G.S.West) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982
This is a freshwater species.
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. -357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.
Gontcharov, A.A. & Melkonian, M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of Staurastrum Meyen ex Ralfs and related genera (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) based on coding and noncoding rDNA sequence comparisons. Journal of Phycology 41: 887-899.
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
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