Cosmarium globosum Bulnheim 1859

Publication Details
Cosmarium globosum Bulnheim 1859: 52, pl. IX [9]:A: fig. 8

Published in: Bulnheim, O. (1861). Beiträge zur Flora der Desmidieen Sachsens. Hedwigia 2(9): 50-, pl. IXA: figs 1-3.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cosmarium is Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinotaenium globosum (Bulnheim) Kurt Förster ex Compère.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 September 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 December 2023

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