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Chara hedwigii C.Agardh 1824

Publication details
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. [1]-24. Londini Gothorum: Ex Officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: February

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 globularis var. hedwigii (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) J.S.Zaneveld

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
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.

Key references
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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