Chlorella minutissima Fott & Nováková 1969
Chlorella minutissima Fott & Nováková 1969: 50, pl. XV : figs o-y
Published in: Fott, B. & Nováková, M. (1969). A monograph of the genus Chlorella. The freshwater species. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 10-74. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chlorella is Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychonastes homosphaera (Skuja) Kalina & Puncochárová.
Type locality: "Locality of type strain not known. In small pools of polluted water near Prague, causing gree discoloration of water."; (Fott & Nováková 1969: 50) Notes: "no. 87 in the Paris Coll. (type culture)."
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), extremely small.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 June 2023