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Chara fragilis var. elongata Cosson & Germain 1845

Publication details
Chara fragilis var. elongata Cosson & Germain 1845: 680

Published in: Cosson, E. & Germain de Saint-Pierre, E. (1845). Flore descriptive et analytique des environs de Paris. pp. LIII + 731. Paris: Fortin, Masson et Cie.

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 Thuiller

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by Kützing, 1849: 521, Species algarum. [INA] - (30 Sep 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
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.

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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E.A. Molinari Novoa 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.

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