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Closterium calmus Playfair

Publication details
Closterium calmus Playfair 1907: 166, pl. 2: fig. 4

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 acerosum var. elongatum Brébisson

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Croasdale, H.T. & Flint, E.A. (1986). Flora of New Zealand. Freshwater algae, Chlorophyta, Desmids. Vol. 1 pp. i-xii, 1-133, 27 pls. Wellington: V.R. Ward, Government Printer.

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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 18 September 2019.

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