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Chara diaphana (F.J.F.Meyen) R.D.Wood 1965

Publication details
Chara diaphana (F.J.F.Meyen) R.D.Wood in R.D.Wood & K.Imahori 1965: 768

Published in: Wood, R.D. & Imahori, K. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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.

Basionym
Chara armata var. diaphana F.Meyen

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), colourless and nearly or quite transparent, diaphanous (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara armata var. diaphana F.Meyen 1835
Chara armata var. diaphana Meyen ex Kützing 1857
Chara zeylanica f. diaphana (Meyen) J.S.Zaneveld 1940
Chara zeylanica var. diaphana (F.Meyen) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara commersonii A.Braun 1835
Chara gymnopus subsp. commersonii (A.Braun) A.Braun 1868
Chara gymnopus var. commersonii (A.Braun) A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopus var. fertilissima A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopus var. viellardii A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopus subsp. guatemalensis Nordstedt 1888
Chara fertilissima (A.Braun) C.B.Robinson 1906
Chara zeylanica f. fertilissima (A.Braun) H. & J.Groves 1911

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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