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Zygnema cruciatum (Vaucher) C.Agardh 1817

Publication details
Zygnema cruciatum (Vaucher) C.Agardh 1817: 102

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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

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

Basionym
Conjugata cruciata Vaucher

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cross-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conjugata cruciata Vaucher

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Zygnema dillwynii K├╝tzing

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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]

Jao, C.-C. (1988). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus I. Zygnemataceae. pp. i-v, 1-288, 54 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Johnson, L.R, (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Family Zygnemataceae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 576-608. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1941). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 3]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 197-294. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Lewis, S.H. & Entwisle, T.J. (2007). Zygnemales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 112-155. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Petlovany, O.A. (2015 '2014'). Zygnematales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 11-61. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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References
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Han, J.W., Yoon, M., Lee, K.P. & Kim, G.H. (2007). Isolation of total RNA from a freshwater green alga, Zygnema cruciatum, containing high levels of pigments. Algae 22(2): 125-129, 5 figs, 1 table.
Kim, G.H., Yoon, M., West, J.A., Klochkova, T.A. & Kim, S.-H. (2007). Possible surface carbohydrates involved in signaling during conjugation process in Zygnema cruciatum monitored with fluorescein isothiocyanate-lectins (Zygnemataceae, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 55(2): 135-142.
Kim, J.-H. & Kim, Y.H. (2009). Morphological note on Zygnema cruciatum (Zygnematophyceae, Chlorophyta) in Korea. Algae 24(2): 57-60, 2 figs.

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