Chlorella lewinii

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Taxonavigation: Chlorellales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Chlorophyta
Subphylum: Chlorophytina
Classis: Trebouxiophyceae
Ordo: Chlorellales

Familia: Chlorellaceae
Genus: Chlorella
Species: Chlorella lewinii


Chlorella lewinii C.Bock, Krienitz & Pröschold, 2011

  • Eponymy: named for Ralph Arnold Lewin, "who collected the original soil sample from the Easter Islands, from which the strain was isolated."
  • Type locality: Easter Island, Chile. Permanent freshwater pond in a crater.
  • Holotype: Material of the authentic strain CCAP 211/90 is cryopreserved at the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, Oban, Scotland. Isotype: An air-dried as well as a formaldehyde-fixed sample of strain CCAP 211/90 was deposited at the Botanical Museum at Berlin-Dahlem under the designation B40 0040663.
  • Authentic strain: CCAP 211/90
  • Iconotype: Figure 6.