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Chara aspera subsp. desmacantha H. Groves & J.Groves 1898

Publication details
Chara aspera subsp. desmacantha H. Groves & J.Groves 1898: 410, pl. 391

Published in: Groves, H. & Groves, J. (1898). Notes on British Characeae. Journal of Botany, London 36: 409-413.

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 aspera var. nodulifera A.Braun ex Leonhardi

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
rough, uneven, harsh, rugged.

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

General environment
This is a marine/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.

Key references
Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1924). The British Charophyta. II. Chareae. pp. 1-129. London: The Ray Society.

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