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Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi 1864

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara

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Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Part of encrusted thallus (anaglyph). Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Part of encrusted thallus. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Part of thallus, BF image. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Encrusted thallus, stitched BF image. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Collected by Jon Graham, Baston Lincs, UK. Red-cyan anaglyph of cortex and stipulodes. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Encrusted root bulbil. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Close view showing spine cells and stipulodes. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Branch and nodes. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Branch and nodes in 3D. (Red-cyan anaglyph) Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi
Collected by Jon Graham, Baston Lincs, UK. Cortex and stipulodes. 14 Aug 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Chara curta Nolte ex Kützing Part of encrusted thallus. Collected by Nick Stewart, Lough Owel, Ireland
© C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara aspera var. curta (Nolte ex Kützing) A.Braun ex H.von Leonhardi 1864: 205

Published in: Leonhardi, H.F. v[on] (1863). Die bisher bekannten Oesterreichischen Armleuchter-Gewächse besprochen von morphogenetischen Standpuncte. Sitzungsberichte Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn 2: 122-224.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara curta Nolte ex Kützing

Basionym
Chara curta Nolte ex Kützing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
rough, uneven, harsh, rugged.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Cirujano, S, Cambra, J., Sánchez Castillo, P.M., Meco, A. & Flor Arnau, N. (2008). Flora ibérica algas continentales. Carófitos (Characeae). pp. [1]-132, 125 figs. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.

Moore, J.A. (1986). Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 5. Illustrated by Margaret Tebbs. Distribution maps prepared by Dorothy Green. pp. [i-ii], 1-140, 26 figs, 17 maps. London: Botanical Society of the British Isles.

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