Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová 1969

Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová

Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerováprox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John. - 17 March 2012. C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication Details
Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová 1969: 104, pl. 18: figs 1-5

Published in: Komárková-Legnerová, J. (1969). The systematics and ontogenesis of the genera Ankistrodesmus Corda and Monoraphidium gen. nov. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 75-144. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Monoraphidium is Monoraphidium griffithii (Berkeley) Komárková-Legnerová.

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

Basionym
Ankistrodesmus contortus Thuret

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 March 2020

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