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Melosira roeseana var. epidendron (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1882

Publication details
Melosira roeseana var. epidendron (Ehrenberg) Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: expl. pl. LXXXIX [89]: figs 17, 18

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Orthoseira epidendron (Ehrenberg) H.Kobayasi

Basionym
Stephanosira epidendron Ehrenberg

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Mayama, S., Idei, M., Osada, K. & Nagumo, T. (2002). Nomenclatural changes for 20 diatom taxa occurring in Japan. Diatom. The Japanese Journal of Diatomology 18: 89-91.

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die S├╝sswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Qi, Y.Z. (1995). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus IV Bacillariophyta Centicae. pp. [i-viii], i-v, 1-104, 9 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese with some English keys]

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