Euastrum rotundum Playfair, nom. illeg.
Euastrum rotundum Playfair 1907: 170, pl. 5: fig. 7, nom. illeg.
Published in: Playfair, G.J. (1907). Some new or less known desmids found in New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 32: 160-201.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Euastrum ansatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ration of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illelgitmate: priority for Euastrum rotundatum Maskell, 1889..
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 February 2020 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 24 February 2020.