Chlorella sphaerica Tschermak-Woess 1988

Publication Details
Chlorella sphaerica Tschermak-Woess 1988: 136, figs 1-3, 5

Published in: Tschermak-Woess, E. (1988). New and known taxa of Chlorella (Chlorophyceae): Occurrence as lichen phycobionts and observations on living dictyosomes. Plant Systematics and Evolution 159: 123-139.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chlorella is Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jaagichlorella sphaerica (Tschermak-Woess) Darienko & Pröschold.

Type Information
New Zealand: Wairea Senic Reserve (phycobiont of Pseudocyphellaria carpoloma);

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), globose, spherical (Stearn 1983).

Subaerial: photobiont of lichen Pseudocyphellaria carpoloma (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).

Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 January 2019

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 January 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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