Botryococcus braunii Kützing 1849

Botryococcus braunii Kützing

Current name: Botryococcus braunii Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF. - 27 October 2008. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Botryococcus braunii Kützing 1849: 892

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Botryococcus.

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

Type Information
Type locality: In lacu Neoburgense, Helvetiae [Lake Neuenburg, also known as Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland]; (Kützing 1849: 892) Type: A. Braun 115; L?; Notes: Isotype: UC 790500

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 12 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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