Micrasterias rotata var. [rotata] f. granulata West
Micrasterias rotata var. [rotata] f. granulata West 1892: 134
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Micrasterias rotata Ralfs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wheel-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of synonymy
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
West, W. & West, G.S. (1905). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. II. pp. [i]-x, -206, pls 33-64. London: The Ray Society.
Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 November 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2017.