Closterium acuminatum Kützing ex
Closterium acuminatum Kützing 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See comments in Kouwets (1999: 12) on this very doubtful form. - (12 Mar 2009) -
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.