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Chara major Vaillant ex F.Hy, nom. illeg. 1913

Publication details
Chara major Vaillant ex F.Hy 1913: 37, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hy, F. (1913). Les Characées de France. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 60 (Mémoires 26): 1-47, pls. I-III.
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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 hispida var. major R.D.Wood

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Hartmania

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: Chara hispida, Ch. rudis and Ch. horrida are cited as synonyms (Gregor, pers. obs.). - (8 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
C. major Vaillant = C. hispida L. (Muller et al. 2017: 222). - (13 Oct 2017) - G.M. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.

Key references
Watterlot, A. & Prey, T. (2016). Inventaire des Characées sur le territoire picard (Aisne, Oise et Somme): Évaluation patrimoniale. Version No. 2, décembre 2016. pp. [1]-30, Annexe, 31-56 [Maps]. Bailleul: Centre régional de phytosociologie. Conservatoire botanique national de Bailleul.

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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 09 August 2022.

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