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Chara vulgaris f. pistianensis (J.Vilhelm) R.D.Wood 1962

Publication details
Chara vulgaris f. pistianensis (J.Vilhelm) R.D.Wood 1962: 8

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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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.

Basionym
Chara pistianensis Vilhelm

Type information
Slovakia: In aqua calida 32oC ad balneas Irma ("hotel Thermia"), Piestany, Slovakia occidentalis (). Isotype: Aug. 1922; PRC

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara pistianensis Vilhelm 1924

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
Irregular branchlet cortication and occasionally geminate spine-cells, and possible the very black oospores and nearly isostichous cortex (Wood 1965: 91)

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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 11 August 2022.

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