Cosmarium cucurbita var. attenuatum G.S.West 1904

Publication Details
Cosmarium cucurbita var. attenuatum G.S.West 1904: 286, pl. 464: fig. 18

Published in: West, G.S. (1904). West Indian freshwater algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 42: 281-294, pl. 464.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cosmarium is Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinotaenium cucurbita (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Teiling.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), gourd; dolt; may be intended as the genus Cucurbita, squash, gourd, etc..

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 09 February 2005 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 13 December 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022

 
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