Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982
Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982: 98, 580, pl. 18: figs 3, 4
Published in: Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. -619 , 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]
Publication date: 1982
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cosmoastrum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum polytrichum (Perty) Rabenhorst
Phycastrum polytrichum Perty
Type locality: Torfmoor von Walkiringen unter Conferven (Switzerland) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: [peat-bog].
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1976). Novi rody Desmidiales [New genera of Desmidiales]. Ukrainian Botanical Journal 33(4): 396-398, 3 figs.
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