Chara canescens subsp. hoelii Langangen 2000
Chara canescens subsp. hoelii Langangen 2000: 148, figs 4, 5
Published in: Langangen, A. (2000). Charophytes from the warm springs of Svalbard. Polar Research 19(2): 143-153.
Publication date: 2000
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Svalbard, Norway; the Trollkjeldane (Troll Springs) in Bockfiorden, the 'cold' spring" (Langangen 2000: 148). Holotype (spermatangial and zygosporangial): 28 August 1992; O (Langangen 2000: 148). Notes: "Additional specimens from the same collection and from 16 August 1993 have also been examined."
Subgenus Chara Section Desvauxia
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.
Named after Adolf Hoel, who first collected specimens of this subspecies.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
The subspecies is characterized by ecorticated internodes, incomplete or lacking cortex of the branchlets, occurrence of accessory branchlets and special bulbils which is not known from C. canescens.
Created: 20 September 2010 by Anders Langangen
Verified by: 01 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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.