Chara hedwigii C. 1824
Chara hedwigii C.Agardh in A.Bruzelius 1824: 7, 21
Published in: Bruzelius, A. (1824). Observationes in genus Charae, quae venia ampliss. Ord. Philos. Lund, respondente Eberhard Liljevalch. [Dissertation]. pp. -24. Londini Gothorum: Ex Officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: February
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara globularis var. hedwigii (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) J.S.Zaneveld
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Robust form with stem diameter up to 800 um (normally 500um).
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.
Sakayama, H., Kasai, F., Nozaki, H., Watanabe, M.M., Kawachi, M. Shigyo, M., Nishihiro, J., Washitani, I., Krienitz, L. & Ito, M. (2009). Taxonomic reexamination of Chara globularis (Charales, Charophyceae) from Japan based on oospore morphology and rbcL gene sequences, and the description of C. leptospora sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 45(4): 917-927.
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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 14 August 2022.