Strain number NIES-996  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Pseudomarvania ampulliformis (S.Handa) Eliáš & Neustupa  
Former name Stichococcus ampulliformis S.Handa  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Taishaku-kyo Gorge, Inuse, Jinseki, Hiroshima, Japan (1987-12-13)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Plant (Bark of Cephalotaxus harringtonia))  
History < Handa, Shinji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Handa, Shinji (1988-01-19)  
Identified by Handa, Shinji  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  4-10 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (21 D)  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB087559 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Epiphytic ; Authentic strain of Stichococcus ampulliformis S.Handa (Handa et al. 2003)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Handa-299(f)  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Eliáš, M. Neustupa, J. 2009 Pseudomarvania, gen. nov. (Chlorophyta, Trebouxiophyceae). a new genus for "budding" subaerial green algae Marvania aerophytica Neustupa et Šejnohová and Stichococcus ampulliformis Handa. Fottea, 9, 169-177.
Keywords: evolution; Marvania; Stichococcus; phylogeny; Trebouxiophyceae; 18S rRNA
Strain(s): 996 
DOI: 10.5507/fot.2009.017

Handa, S., Nakahara, M., Tsubota, H., Deguchi, H., Nakano, T. 2003 A new aerial alga, Stichococcus ampulliformis sp. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) from Japan. Phycol. Res., 51, 203-210.
Keywords: aerial algae; molecular phylogeny; Stichococcus ampulliformis sp. nov.; Trebouxiophyceae; 18SrRNA gene
Strain(s): 996 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1835.2003.00311.x

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