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Cosmoastrum Palamar-Mordvintseva, 1976

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Zygnematophyceae
Subclass Zygnematophycidae
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae

Holotype species: Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva

Currently accepted name for the type species: Staurastrum polytrichum (Perty) Rabenhorst

Original publication and holotype designation: Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1976). Novi rody Desmidiales [New genera of Desmidiales]. Ukrainian Botanical Journal 33(4): 396-398, 3 figs.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum.

Numbers of names and species: There are 56 species names in the database at present.

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