Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner 1878

Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald

Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewaldprox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John. - 17 March 2012. C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication Details
Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner 1878: 98

Published in: Kirchner, O. (1878). Algen. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien. Part 1. (Cohn, F. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. i-iv [vii] 1-284. Breslau: J.U. Kern's Verlag (Max Müller).

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 May 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 May 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022

 
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