Chara polysperma Kützing, nom. illeg. 1845
Chara polysperma Kützing 1845: 258, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara vulgaris Linnaeus
Subgenus Chara Section Chara
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Chara polyspermum A. Braun. - (8 Dec 2008) - G.M. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Cirujano, S, Cambra, J., Sánchez Castillo, P.M., Meco, A. & Flor Arnau, N. (2008). Flora ibérica algas continentales. Carófitos (Characeae). pp. -132, 125 figs. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.
Created: 08 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 521 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://admin.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=133967
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022.