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Closterium abruptum f. africanum Fritsch & Rich

Publication details
Closterium abruptum f. africanum Fritsch & Rich 1924: 324, fig. 6 A, B

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. & Rich, F. (1924). Contributions to our knowledge of the freshwater Algae of Africa. 4. Freshwater and subaerial algae from Natal. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 11(1): 297-398.

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 abruptum var. africanum (Fritsch & Rich) Krieger

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), abrupt (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2019.

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