Scenedesmus maximus (West & G.S.West) Chodat
Scenedesmus maximus (West & G.S.West) Chodat 1913: 69
Published in: Chodat, R. (1913). Monographies d'algues en culture pure. Materiaux pour la flore cryptogamique Suisse. Vol. 5, Fasc. 2 pp. i-xii, 1-266, 201 fig., 9 pls. Berne: K.J. Wyss.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus maximus (West & G.S.West) Hegewald
Type locality: Madagascar (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.
This is a freshwater species.
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 February 2020.