Scenedesmus dimorphus

Scenedesmus dimorphus is a freshwater unicellular green algae in the class Chlorophyceae . The name means “having two forms”. [2]

Synonyms [2]


  • Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin

Homotypic synonyms

  • Scenedesmus obliquus var. dimorphus (Turpin) Hansgirg
  • Scenedesmus acutus var. dimorphus (Turpin) Rabenhorst
  • Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin, 1828

Heterotypic synonyms

  • Scenedesmus antennatus Brébisson in Ralfs
  • Scenedesmus costulatus Chodat
  • Scenedesmus acutus var. obliquus Rabenhorst

See also

  • Algaculture


  1. Jump up^ Kützing, FT(1834 ‘1833’) Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der DiatomeenLinnaea8: 529-620, Plates XIII-XIX [79 figs]. (PDF)
  2. ^ Jump up to:c Guiry, MD Guiry & GM 2011. Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing . AlgaeBase . World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. searched on 4 April 2011.