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Chara longifolia C.B.Robinson 1906

Publication details
Chara longifolia C.B.Robinson 1906: 272

Published in: Robinson, C.B. (1906). The Chareae of North America. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 4(13): 244-308.

Publication date: 1906

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: Stafford Co., Kansas (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: M.A. Carleton 302; 11.vii.1891; NYBG (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Wallmania

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with long leaves.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara hornemanni f. longifolia (Robinson) R.D.Wood 1962
Lamprothamnium longifolium (Robinson). F.J.Daily 1967

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Garcia, A. (1990). Contribucion al conocimiento de la Characeae del Lago Pellegrini, provincia de Rio Negro, Argentina. Candollea 45: 643-651.

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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