New or otherwise interesting desmid taxa from the Bangweulu region (Zambia). 2. Genera Staurodesmus, Staurastrum and Xanthidium (Desmidiales)

@article{Coesel2016NewOO,
  title={New or otherwise interesting desmid taxa from the Bangweulu region (Zambia). 2. Genera Staurodesmus, Staurastrum and Xanthidium (Desmidiales)},
  author={P. Coesel and A. V. Geest},
  journal={Plant Ecology and Evolution},
  year={2016},
  volume={149},
  pages={101-111}
}
  • P. Coesel, A. V. Geest
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Plant Ecology and Evolution
  • Background and aims – In a second contribution to the desmid flora of the Bangweulu wetlands in Zambia a selection of species from the genera Xanthidium, Staurodesmus and Staurastrum is discussed for their taxonomy and geographical distribution. Material and methods – Samples were collected from Lake Bangweulu and adjacent swamps as well as from Lake WakaWaka. Collection was by squeezing submerged plant material or using a plankton net. Key results – Four taxa are described as new to science… CONTINUE READING
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