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Closterium acerosum var. sikangense C.-C.Jao 1940

Publication details
Closterium acerosum var. sikangense C.-C.Jao 1940: 542, fig. 3a, b

Published in: Jao, C.-C. (1940). Studies on the freshwater algae of China. V. Some freshwater algae from Sikang. Sinensia 11: 531-547, figs 1-4.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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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 10 August 2020.

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