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Chara compressa C.S.Kunth 1815

Publication details
Chara compressa C.S.Kunth 1815: pl 1, 38

Published in: Kunth, C.S. (1815). Nova genera et species plantarum..ex...schedis..Bonplandi in ordinem digessit C.S. Kunth. In: Voyage aux regions Equinoxiales du Nouveau Continent, fait en 1799-1804. (Humboldt, F.H.A. von & Bonpland, A.J.A. Eds) Vol. VI, Sect. 3 Parisiis:

Publication date: 1815

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 zeylanica var. compressa (C.S.Kunth) Raam

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara compressa C.S.Kunth)
South America: Brazil (Ara├║jo & al. 2010).

Created: 03 September 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 04 February 2011 by Anders Langangen

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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 29 September 2022.

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