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Chara foliolosa Mühlenberg ex Willdenow 1805

Publication details
Chara foliolosa Mühlenberg ex Willdenow 1805: 86, pl. I: fig. 2

Published in: Willdenow, C.L. (1805). Du genre nommé Chara. Mémoires de L'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres depuis L'Avénement de Fréderic Guillaume III au Trône 1805: 79-90, pls I, II.
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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 braunii var. schweinitzii (A.Braun) Zaneveld

Type information
Type locality: Pennsylvania (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Charopsis

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara foliolosa Mühlenberg ex Willdenow)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017).

North America: Maryland (Hall et al. 2011), Mexico (Wood & Imahori 1965, Hall et al. 2011), North Carolina (Hall et al. 2011), Texas (Hall et al. 2011), United States of America (Raam 2010), Wisconsin (Hall et al. 2011).

Central America: Guatemala (Wood & Imahori 1965).

Caribbean Islands: West Indies (Wood & Imahori 1965).

South America: Bolivia (Wood & Imahori 1965), Brazil (Araújo & al. 2010).

Key references
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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