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Chara vulgaris var. nitelloides (A.Braun & Nordstedt) R.D.Wood 1965

Publication details
Chara vulgaris var. nitelloides (A.Braun & Nordstedt) R.D.Wood 1965: 116

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Chara nitelloides (A.Braun & Nordstedt) R.D.Wood

Basionym
Chara contraria var. nitelloides A.Braun & Nordstedt

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Cartajena, M.G. & Carmona, J. (2009). Morphological and ecological characterization of Charales (Chlorophyta) from calcareous tropical streams in Mexico. Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(3): 193-208.

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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.

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