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Vaucheria erythrospora T.A.Christensen 1956

Publication details
Vaucheria erythrospora T.A.Christensen 1956: 275, figs. 1a-d

Published in: Christensen, T. (1956). Studies on the genus Vaucheria. III. Remarks on some species from brackish water. Botaniska Notiser 109: 275-280, 2 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma A.P.de Candolle.

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

Type information
Artern, Germany (Christensen 1987: 17). Lectotype: Original descripton by Rieth (1956: 139) (epitype) (Christensen 1987: 17).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), red-spored (Stearn 1985).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Vaucheria hamata f. salina Rieth 1956

Distributional notes
Known in the British Isles only from south-east England (Christensen 1987).

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Christensen, T. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 4. Tribophyceae (Xanthophyceae). pp. [i]-viii, 1-36, 8 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Entwisle, T.J. (1988). A monograph of Vaucheria (Vaucheriaceae, Chrysophyta) in south-eastern mainland Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 1: 1-77.

Entwisle, T.J. (1988). A monograph of Vaucheria (Vaucheriaceae, Chrysophyta) in south-eastern mainland Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 1: 1-77.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Muralidhar, A., Broady, P.A., MacIntyre, D.P., Wilcox, M.D., Garrill, A. & Novis, P.M. (2014). Morphological and phylogenetic characterization of seven species of Vaucheria (Xanthophyceae), including two new species, from contrasting habitats in New Zealand. Phytotaxa 183(3): 117-136.

Venkataraman, G.S. (1961). Vaucheriaceae. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-112. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Wołowski, K. (2002). Vaucheria species (Xanthophyceae) of the Krak√≥w-Czestochowa Upland (Poland). Annals of Limnology 38(1): 23-34.

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