Frustulia aotearoa T.Beier & Lange-Bertalot
Type slideSlide Oz-51 in Lange-Bertalot collection (FR). Isotype slide NZ-111c and residual type sample NZ-111f in the collection of the Limnological Station, Technical University of Munich. Collected from an ombrotrophic peat bog ("pakihi") at Stafford Loop Road near Dillmanstown, West Coast District, South Island, New Zealand.
Institution holding the type material
Known distributionKnown from highly acidic ombrotrophic peat bogs (with transitions to "pakihi" wetland type) at the south-western coast of the New Zealand South Island, characterised by extremely low nutrient concentrations and biomass.
EtymologyAfter "Aotearoa", a common Maori name for New Zealand.
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Images published online with kind permission of Herbarium Senckenbergianum Frankfurt.