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Chara inconnexa T.F.Allen 1882

Publication details
Chara inconnexa T.F.Allen 1882: 40, pl. XVII

Published in: Allen,T.F. (1882). Development of the cortex in Chara. Bull. torrey Bot. Club 9(4): 37-47, pl. 15-22.

Publication date: 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.

Type information
USA: Iowa: Storm LAke Holotype : Prof. C.B.Bessey; Aug. 6, 1872; NY

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara vulgaris var. inconnexa (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1962

Distributional notes
USA, Canada, Mexico, Libya, Egypt, Algeria, Mauritania, Tunisia, Madagascar, central Europe, southern Europe, western Asia, eastern Asia, southern Asia (Romanov, 2015 citing several authors). - (18 Dec 2015) - G.M. Guiry

Usage notes
Potential application as pesticide; exhibited strong repellent activity against Culex pipiens pallens (Zhang et al. 2010). - (17 May 2010) - G.M. Guiry

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.

Romanov, R.E. (2015). Chara inconnexa Allen (Streptophyta: Charales) and taxonomic ambiguities associated with subgymnophyllous species close to C. contraria A. Braun ex Kütz. s. str.. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 371-388.

Zhang, M., Xie, S., Han, X., He, Y., Feng, J. & Shi, Y. (2010). Volatile constituents of charophytes as oviposition deterrents of Culex pipiens pallens (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Phycology 46(2): 390-395.

Created: 07 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 December 2015 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Romanov, R.E. (2015). Chara inconnexa Allen (Streptophyta: Charales) and taxonomic ambiguities associated with subgymnophyllous species close to C. contraria A. Braun ex Kütz. s. str.. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 371-388.

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