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Vaucheria dichotoma (Linnaeus) Martius 1817

Publication details
Vaucheria dichotoma (Linnaeus) Martius 1817: 304

Published in: Martius, C.F.P. von (1817). Flora cryptogamica erlangensis sistens vegetabilia e classe ultima Linn. in agro erlangesi hucusque detecta.... pp. [i]-lxviii , [1-2, h. t. and motto], 1-512, 6 folded plates. Norimbergae [Nürnberg]: sumptibus J. L. Schrag.

Publication date: April 1817

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma A.P.de Candolle.

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

Conferva dichotoma Linnaeus

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva dichotoma Linnaeus 1753

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Vaucheria pyrifera Kützing 1843
Vaucheria starmachii Kadlubowska 1972

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by C.Agardh (1817: xxiv, 47), which work was published sometime from "Mai-Dec" 1817 (p. vii: 1 Mai 1817) according to TL-2. Martius (1817) published on 20 April 1817 accoring to F.A. Stafleu in INA. - (26 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

Brown, H.J. (1929). The algal family Vaucheriaceae. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 48(1): 86-118.

Christensen, T. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 4. Tribophyceae (Xanthophyceae). pp. [i]-viii, 1-36, 8 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Johnson, L.R. & Merritt, R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Order Vaucheriales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 336-345. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Krzyk, A. (2001). New localities of several species of Vaucheria (Xanthophyceae) in Poland. Polish Botanical Journal 46(2): 169-174.

Rieth, A. (1956). Zur Kenntnis halophiler Vaucherien. Flora 143: 127-160, 3 pls.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Venkataraman, G.S. (1961). Vaucheriaceae. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-112. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Vishnyakov, V.S., Romanov, R.E., Chemeris, E.V., Kipriyanova, L.M., Chernova, A.M., Komarova, A.S. & Philippov, D.A. (2020). [New records of Vaucheria (Ochrophyta, Xanthophyceae) in Russia]. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii 54(1): 7-41, incl. 5 pls. [in Russian with English abstract]

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XI Xanthophyta. pp. [1-6] i-xvii, 1-129 [130], 99 figs. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Aberg, H. & Fries, L. (1976). On cultivation of the alga Vaucheria dichotoma (Xanthophyceae) in axenic culture. Phycologia 15: 133-141.
Aberg, H. (1978). Light and branch formation in the alga Vaucheria dichotoma (Xanthophyceae). Physiologia Plantarum 44: 224-230.
Dowidar, A.R. & Robson, T.O. (1972). Studies on the biology and control of Vaucheria dichotoma found in freshwaters in Britain. Weed Research 12: 221-228.
Henschel, D., Simons, J. & Kirst, G.-O. (1992). Ecotypes of the euryhaline Xanthophyceae Vaucheria dichotoma (L.) Martius. British Phycological Journal 27: 92.
Reith, A. (1962). Über Gongrosira dichotoma Kütz. und Asterosiphon Dang. I. Gibt es ein "Gongrosira-Stadium" bei Vaucheria?. Limnologica 1: 197-210.
Rieth, A. (1962). Über Gongrosira dichotoma Kütz. und Asterosiphon Dang. I. Gibt es ein "Gongrosira-Stadium" bei Vaucheria?. Limnologica 1: 197-210, 9 figs, pls I-III.
Rieth, A. (1978). Beiträge zur Kenntis der Vaucheriaceae XXI. Monözie und Diözie im Formenkreis von Vaucheria dichotoma (L.) Agardh und die Art Vaucheria starmachii Kadlubowska. Archiv für Protistenkunde 120: 409-419.

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