Micrasterias rotata f. granulata West
Micrasterias rotata f. granulata West 1892: 134 (as 'var. rotata f. granulata' )
Published in: West, W. (1892). A contribution to the freshwater algae of west Ireland. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 29: 103-216.
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 current name
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: 26 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2017.