Closterium polystictum Nygaard 1932
Closterium polystictum Nygaard 1932: 138, fig. 35
Published in: Nygaard, G. (1932). Contributions to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. Freshwater algae and phytoplankton from the Transvaal. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 20: 101-148.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium nordstedtii var. polystictum (Nygaard) Ruzicka
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).
Africa: South Africa (Levanets & Van Rensburg 2011).
Source of current name
Ruzicka, J. (1975). Erwägungen über die Taxonomie der Gattung Closterium II. Preslia 47: 289-304.
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.
Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.
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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 21 October 2020.