Polymorphism in the desmid Staurastrum pentacerum (Wolle) G. M. Smith

@inproceedings{Gerrath1983PolymorphismIT,
  title={Polymorphism in the desmid Staurastrum pentacerum (Wolle) G. M. Smith},
  author={Joseph F. Gerrath},
  year={1983}
}
Morphological studies, with emphasis on apical radiation, were carried out on phytoplankton samples from several Muskoka District (Ontario, Canada) lakes which contained desmids identifiable as Staurastrum pentacerum (Wolle) G. M. Smith var. pentacerum (5-radiate), S. pentacerum var. hexacerum Irenee-Marie (6-radiate), S. pentacerum var. tetracerum (Wolle) G. M. Smith (4-radiate) and Staurastrum sublongipes G. M. Smith (3-radiate). These taxa could not be distinguished on any morphological… CONTINUE READING