Chara rusbyana M. 1929
Chara rusbyana M.Howe 1929: 160
Published in: Howe, M.A. (1929). Two new species of Chara from tropical America. Publ. Field Mus. Nat.Mus., Bot. Series 4(6): 159-161, pl. 16.
Publication date: 1929
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Bolivia: mouth of Ingenio River (Bueno & al. 2011: 536). Type: H.H. Rusby 692; 28.ix.1921; alt. 3,000 ft. NY (Bueno & al. 2011: 536).
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia
Chara martiana A.B. in Nordstedt 1883: 186, non Wallmann 1853: 294 [as carefully explained by Howe, the 'new name' is backed up by the Bolivian type, not by Braun's plant, even though the description is partly based on Braun] (INA). - (28 Feb 2013) - G.M. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
(as Chara rusbyana M.Howe)
South America: Argentina (Tell 1985, Hall et al. 2011), Bolivia (Raam 2010), Brazil (Bicudo, Martau & Ungaretti 1975, Bueno et al. 1996, Bueno et al. 2009, Araújo & al. 2010, Bueno & al. 2011, Borges & Necchi 2017), Peru (Anonymous 1946 , Raam 2010), Uruguay (Raam 2010).
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.
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.
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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