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Characium giganteum (Wolle) De Toni 1889

Publication details
Characium giganteum (Wolle) De Toni 1889: 624

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1889). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. I. Chlorophyceae. pp. [3]-12, [i]-cxxxix, 1-1315. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Publication date: 25 July 1889

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Hydrianum giganteum Wolle

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hydrianum giganteum Wolle 1877

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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