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Closterium acuminatum Kützing ex Ralfs

Publication details
Closterium acuminatum Kützing ex Ralfs

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium dianae Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
See comments in Kouwets (1999: 12) on this very doubtful form. - (12 Mar 2009) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.

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