Achnanthidium alpestre (R.Lowe & Kociolek) R.Lowe & Kociolek 2004
Achnanthidium alpestre (R.Lowe & Kociolek) R.Lowe & Kociolek in J.R.Johansen & al. 2004: 23
Published in: Johansen J.R., Lowe, R., Gómez, S.R., Kociolek, J.P. & Makosky, S.A. (2004). New algal species records for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, U.S.A., with an annotated checklist of all reported algal species for the park. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 150 (Algological Studies 111) : 17-44.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: U.S.A.: Tennessee-North Carolina: Big Creek, 50 m below confluence of Swallow Fork in Big Creek Watershed, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: R. Lowe no. 4-3; 19.iii.1977; on Fontinalis. PH ANSP-GC 53918 (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Epiphytic on moss (Potapova & Ponader, 2004).
Origin of species name
Achnanthes deflexa var. alpestris R.Lowe & Kociolek 1984
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2021.