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Micrasterias kitchelii ('Kitchellii') Wolle
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 7: 45, pl. 5: fig. M. 1880. (L)
Type locality: USA: Massachusetts: Mt. Everett: Gelder's Pond
Collector: H.S. Kitchel

See Holocystis kitchelii (Wolle) Nordstedt 1896
See Helierella kitchelii (Wolle) Kuntze 1891
See Micrasterias depauperata var. kitchelii (Wolle) W. West & G.S. West 1896
[The name of the honoree is erroneously spelled "Kitchell" throughout the paper in which this binomial is published. Harvey S. Kitchel was a son of Rev. Harvey Denison Kitchel (1812-1895), the fifth president of Middlebury College. F. Wolle (1892) in "Desmids of the United States and list of American pediastrums ...": "My acknowledgments would not be complete did I omit to mention the practical interest taken in my labors by the Rev. H.D. Kitchel, and his son, Mr. H.S. Kitchel." Nordstedt and West corrected the misspelling upon proposing new combinations.]

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