Actinotaenium cucurbita var. attenuatum (G.S.West) Teiling 1954
Actinotaenium cucurbita var. attenuatum (G.S.West) Teiling 1954: 407, figs 67-69
Published in: Teiling, E. (1954). Actinotaenium, genus Desmidiacearum resuscitatum. Botanisk Notiser 4: 376-426.
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..
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. -xiv, -429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.
Ruzicka, J. (1981). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(2) pp. [i]-ix, 293-736, pls 45-117. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Wei, Y.-X. (2013). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis tomus XVII Chlorophyta: Desmidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio II: Actinotaenium, Cosmarium, Cosmocladium. pp. [i]-xvii, -267. Beijing: Science Press.
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