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Chara chrysospora J.Groves & E.L.Stephens 1926

Publication details
Chara chrysospora J.Groves & E.L.Stephens 1926: 155, pl. 15: figs 1-7

Published in: Groves, J. & Stephens, E.L. (1926). New and noteworthy South African Charophyta I . Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 13(2): 145-158, pls 12-15.

Publication date: 1926

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.

Type information
South Africa: Vleis beside Kilpfontein Rd. Cape Flats Syntype: E.L.Stephens; Dec. 18, 1921; BM

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara globularis var. [virgata] f. chrysospora (J.Groves & L.Stephens) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
Orange brown oospores

Similar species
Chara globularis

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