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Chara hydropithys Reichenbach 1829

Publication details
Chara hydropithys Reichenbach 1829: 1600

Published in: Reichenbach, H.G.L. (1829). Dr. Joh. Christ. Mössler's Handbuch der Gewächskunde, enthaltend eine Flora von Deutschland mit hinzufügung der wichtigsten ausländischen Cultur-Pflanzen. Zweite Auflage, gänzlich umgearbeitet in dirch die Neusten entdeckungen vermehrt. Dritter Band Phanerogamia Moecioa un Dioecia, nebst Natrag und algemeinem Register. pp. [1]-xxxiv, [1583]-1963, Druckfehler [3]. Altona: bei Johann Friedrich Hammerich.
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Publication date: 1829

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.

Type information
Type locality: Republic of Suriname (Bueno & al. 2011: 534). Notes: Lectotype in ?

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Imahoria

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara fibrosa f. hydropithys (Reichenbach) R.D.Wood 1962
Chara fibrosa var. hydropithys (Reichenbach) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara hydropithys f. major A.Braun 1849
Chara hydropithys f. gymnophylla A.Braun 1849
Chara nudipes J.Wallman 1853
Chara hydropithys var. genuina A.Braun 1882

Nomenclatural notes
Chara hydropitys Braun 1868: 799, nomen (INA). - (27 Feb 2013) - G.M. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Braun, A. (1859). Characeen aus Columbien, Gyuana und Mittelamerika. Monatsbericht der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1858: 349-368.

Bueno, N.C., Prado, J.F., Meurer, T. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2011). New records of Chara (Chlorophyta, Characeae) for subtropical southern Brazil. Systematic Botany 36(3): 523-541, 13 figs.

Ribeira, C. dos A., Ramos, G.J.P., Bueno, N.C.,, Prado, J.F. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2018). O gênero Chara (Charophyceae, Characeae) das Regiões Metropolitanas de Salvador e de Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brasil. Rodriguésia 69(4): 1887-2017.

Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

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