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Chara armata Meyen ex Kützing 1857

Publication details
Chara armata Meyen ex Kützing 1857: 30, pl. 75

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1857). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VII pp. i-ii, 1-40, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara polyphylla subsp. armata (Meyen) A.Braun 1845
Chara gymnopus var. armata (Meyen) Nordstedt 1878
Chara zeylanica f. armata (F.J.F.Meyen) J.S.Zaneveld 1940

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara gymnopus var. [armata] f. paragymnophylla A.Braun 1882
Chara variabilis N.Filarszky 1934

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara armata Meyen ex Kützing)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia (Raam 2010).

(as Chara zeylanica f. armata (F.J.F.Meyen) J.S.Zaneveld)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

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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 04 October 2022.

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