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Achnanthidium alpestre (R.Lowe & Kociolek) R.Lowe & Kociolek 2004

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum Kützing.

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

Basionym
Achnanthes deflexa var. alpestris R.Lowe & Kociolek

Type information
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
alpine.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes deflexa var. alpestris R.Lowe & Kociolek 1984

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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