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Chara fragilis var. sturrockii H.& J.Groves 1884

Publication details
Chara fragilis var. sturrockii H.& J.Groves 1884: 2

Published in: Groves, H. & Groves, J. (1884). Notes on British Characeae for 1883. Journal of Botany 22: 1-5, pl. 242.

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 contraria f. sturrockii (H.&J.Groves) Raam

Type information
Scotland: Monk Myre, ear Blaigouvie, E.Perthshire A.Sturrock; Aug. 9, 1883; NY

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

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 11 August 2022.

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