Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille 1884

Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille

Current name: Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille
Apical Views. Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved. - 31 August 2012. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Staurastrum leptocladum var. cornutum Wille 1884: 19, pl. I [1]: figs 3-9

Published in: Wille, N. (1884). Bidrag til Sydamerikas Algeflora. I-III. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 8(18): 1-64.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with slender shoots.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 10 September 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 May 2024

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