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Actinotaenium cucurbita var. attenuatum (G.S.West) Teiling 1954

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Actinotaenium is Dysphinctium regelianum Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Cosmarium cucurbita var. attenuatum G.S.West

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Key references
Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. [1]-xiv, [1]-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, [1]-267. Beijing: Science Press.

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