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Chara capitata S.Elliott ex A.Braun, nom. inval. 1844

Publication details
Chara capitata S.Elliott ex A.Braun 1844: 93, nom. inval.

Published in: Braun, A. (1844). A brief notice of the Charae of North America. The American Journal of Science and Arts 46: 92-93 .

Publication date: 1844

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 Nitella capitellata A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: Nomen nudum. - (16 Apr 2022) - E.A. Molinari Novoa

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.

Created: 18 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2022 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Nees von Esenbeck, C. G. (1818). Chara capitata. Eine neue Art von Armleuchter nebst Bemerkungen über die Fruchttheile der Gattung. Denkschriften der Königlich-Baierischen Botanischen Gesellschaft in Regensburg 1(2): 64-83, 1 pl.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 09 August 2022.

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