Closterium acuminatum Kützing 1848
Closterium acuminatum Kützing in Ralfs 1848: 220
Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], -226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
Publication date: 1 Jan 1848
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium dianae var. arcuatum (Brebisson ex Ralfs) Rabenhorst
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.
Ralfs (1848: 220) includes the Kuetzing name as a synonym of Closterium arcuatum. - (31 Jul 2020) -
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: 31 July 2020 by Roberta Cowan
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Roberta Cowan in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 August 2020.