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Chara contraria var. hispidula A.Braun 1847

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 contraria var. hispidula A.Braun
Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK.. 01 Jun 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Schizymenia binderi (J.Agardh ex Kützing) J.Agardh

Chara contraria var. hispidula A.Braun Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara contraria var. hispidula A.Braun 1847: 16

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Uebersicht der Schweizerischen Characeen. Ein Beitrag zur Flora der Schweiz. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften. 10(3): 1-23.
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Publication date: 1849

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 contraria A.Braun ex Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Schweiz (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Nomenclatural notes
Schweiz. Char. 16. [1848] 1849 (INA). - (9 Jun 2015) - G.M. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Key references
Romanov, R.E., Patova, E.N., Teteryuk, B. Yu, Chemeris, E.V. (2018). Charophytes (Charales, Charophyceae) on the northeastern edge of Europe: is it something different across Northern Europe in their diversity and biogeography? . Nova Hedwigia 147: 161-182, 2 figs, 4 tables.

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