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Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982

Publication details
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. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]
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Publication date: 1982

Type species
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 information
Type locality: Torfmoor von Walkiringen unter Conferven (Switzerland) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: [peat-bog].

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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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