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Chara ceratophylla Wallroth 1815

Publication details
Chara ceratophylla Wallroth 1815: 192, pl. V [5]

Published in: Wallroth, K.F.G. (1815). Annus botanicus, sive supplementum tertium ad Curti Sprengelii floram halensem. pp. [i]-xxx, [1]-194, pls I-VI. Halae [Halle]: sumptibus Car. Aug. Kümmelii.
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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 tomentosa Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: In stagnis subsalsis der Mittel-Doemeke prope Wansleben copiosisime (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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Source of current name
Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland (Becker, R., Blindow, I., Doege, A., Franke, T., Gregor, T., Hamann, U., Jäger, D., Jorda, C., Kabus, T., Korsch, H., Korte, E., Kusber, W.-H., Pätzold, Raabe, U., Schubert, H., Teppke, M., van der Weyer K., Wolff, P.) (2015 '2016'). Beschreibung der Characeen-Arten Deutschlands. In: Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands. (Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands Lehrstuhl für Ökologie der Universität Rostock Eds), pp. 209-572. Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Key references
Ahmadi, A., Sheidai, A.M., H. Riahi, H. & Van Raam, J.C. (2012). Some Charophytes (Characeae, Charophyta) from central and western of Iran including Chara kohrangiana species nova. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 359-390. [in English]

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.

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