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Chara wallichii A.Braun 1882

Publication details
Chara wallichii A.Braun in A.Braun & Nordstedt 1882: 107

Published in: Braun, A. & Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1882). Fragmente einer Monographie der Characeen von Hrn. A. Braun. Nach den hinterlassenen Manuscripten A. Braun's herausgegeben von Hrn. Dr. Otto Nordstedt. Abhandlungen der K├Âniglich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1882(1): 1-211, 7 pls.
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Publication date: September 1882

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Proto9chara Section Renskia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara corallina var. wallichii (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1862

Nomenclatural notes
the epitet wallichi was used by A. Braun in 186 7but lack descriprion (nomen nudum). Description is given i 1882 - (10 Jul 2010) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara corallina var. wallichii (A.Braun) R.D.Wood)
South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012).

(as Chara wallichii A.Braun)
South-west Asia: India (Raam 2010, Gupta 2012).

Asia: Burma (Raam 2010).

Key references
Braun, A. (1868). Die Characeen Afrika's. Monatsberichte der K├Âniglich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Berlin 1867: 873-944.

Casanova, M.T. & Karol, K.G. (2014). A revision of Chara sect. Protochara, comb. et stat. nov. (Characeae: Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 23-37, 7 figures.

Valeem, E.E. & Shameel, M. (2007). Fatty acid composition of the phylum Charophyta from Sindh, Pakistan . International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 3(2): 121-126.

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