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Chara angolensis A.Braun 1868

Publication details
Chara angolensis A.Braun 1868: 943 (as 'Angolensis' )

Published in: Braun, A. (1868). Die Characeen Afrika's. Monatsberichte der K├Âniglich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Berlin 1867: 873-944.
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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: "Angola, im Distrikte Barra de Bengo (Littoral-Region) in dem grofsen, kaum salzigen See von Quisequele zur Rechten des Flusses Benge (Wel witsch Dec. 1853, It. Angol. 493); im Distrikte Mossamedes bei der Stadt gleichen Namens mit Ch. foetida var. (Welw. Jul. 1859. It. Angol. 497 zum Theil)." (Braun 1868: 943).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2022.

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