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Melosira islandica f. spiralis O.Müller 1906

Publication details
Melosira islandica f. spiralis O.Müller 1906: 56,58

Published in: Müller, O. (1906). Pleomorphismus Auxosporen und Dauersporen bei Melosira-Arten. Jahrbücher für wissenschaftliche Botanik 43(1): 49-88, 2 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melosira is Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Iceland (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Alternate name for Melosira islandica f. curvata - (7 Jul 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Qi, Y.Z. (1995). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus IV Bacillariophyta Centicae. pp. [i-viii], i-v, 1-104, 9 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese with some English keys]

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