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Chara annulata (Walman) Wallman 1853

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara


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Chara annulata (Walman) Wallman
Prox. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth, Bornais, South Uist. 27 Jul 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter\'at\'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara annulata (Walman) Wallman
Prox form. Shetland, Scotland. 26 Jun 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara annulata (Walman) Wallman
Prox form. Shetland, Scotland. 26 Jun 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.


Portieria coccinea Zanardini

Chara virgata var. annulata (Walman) N.F.Stewart & J.A.Bryant Prox form. Shetland, Scotland
© C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Chara annulata (Walman) Wallman 1853: 328

Published in: Wallman, J. (1853). Försök till en systematisk uppställning af växtfamiljen Characeae. pp. 1-103. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söner.
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Publication date: 1853

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 virgata var. annulata (Walman) N.F.Stewart & J.A.Bryant

Chara diffusa var. annulata Walman

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with rings (Griffith 2004).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Bryant, J.A., Stace, C.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2002). A checklist of Characeae of the British Isles. Watsonia 24: 203-208.

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