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Chara quadriscutula X.Q.Chen et al. 1988

Publication details
Chara quadriscutula X.Q.Chen et al. 1988: 476-477, pl. 6, figs. 1-11

Published in: Chen, X.Q., Liu, L., Zhu, H. & Guo, H.S. (1988). Some new taxa and records of Characeae in Hunan, China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 26(6): 467-482. [in Chinese]

Publication date: 1988

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Imahoria

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Haplostephanae, Corticatae Cortex (2-) 3 cort., isostichous. Spine-cells solitary,tuberculate. Stipulodes developed, 2x branchlets in number. Segments 3-8, bract cells 5-7, developed. Antheridia 4-scutate.

Key characteristics
Antheridia of 4 shields

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Han, F.S. & Li, Y.Y. (1994). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus III Charophyta. pp. [1-vi], i-vi, 1-267, 189 figs. Beijing: Science Press.

Ling, Y.J., Xie, S.L. & Langangen, A. (2000). Charales of China. Nova Hedwigia 71(1-2): 69-94, 10 figs.

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Anders Langangen 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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