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Closterium sinuosum D.B.Williamson 1964

Publication details
Closterium sinuosum D.B.Williamson 1964: 433, pl. 7: fig. 9

Published in: Williamson, D.B. (1994). A contribution to knowledge of the desmid flora of South Africa and the adjoining states of Ciskei and Swaziland. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 99(4): 415-487, 27 pls, 2 tables.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Site 28" [Hluhluwe Game Reserve, pond near Nombali; Natal] (Williamson 1994: 417, 433). Notes: "Holotypus, Pl. 7, Fig. 9."

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium sinuosum D.B.Williamson)
Africa: South Africa (Levanets & Van Rensburg 2011).

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2020.

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