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Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing 1843

Classification:
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 fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 15 May 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Red-cyan anaglyph of fertile branch. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 15 May 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Red-cyan anaglyph showing cortex in 3D. Small form. Near Bornais, South Uist, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Small form. Near Bornais, South Uist, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Antheridium head-cells and antherzoid containing filaments. (Manubrium outline visible top left). Near Bornais, South Uist, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Antheridium content: manubrium (with pigment). head-cells and antherzoid containing filaments. Near Bornais, South Uist, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Red-cyan anaglyph showing 3D structures. Small form. Near Bornais, South Uist, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Near Bornais, South Uist, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Dwarf form pressed material. Claudia Ferguson-Smyth.. 28 Jul 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing
Red/cyan anaglyph shows cortex structure in 3D.Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, Lough Cluain, Galway, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Chara virgata Kützing Shows oogonia, crown cells, bracts, bracteoles and cortex. Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara fragilis var. virgata (Kützing) Kützing 1843: 319

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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 Kützing

Basionym
Chara virgata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: bei Schleswig [Germany] (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype?: Pastor Fröhlich; L?

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
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.

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Anders Langangen 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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