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Chara karelinii Lessing 1835

Publication details
Chara karelinii Lessing 1835: 213 (as 'Karelini' )

Published in: Lessing, C.F. (1835). Beitrag zur Flora des südlichen Urals und der Steppen. Linnaea 9(2): 145-213.

Publication date: 1835

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 canescens Loiseleur

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Desvauxia

Named for the collector, Grigorij Silych Karelin (1801-1872).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a brackish 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.

Key references
Hollerbach, M.M. & Krassavina, L.K. (1983). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodorosley SSSR. Kharovyye vodorosli [Manual for identification of the freshwater algae of the USSR. Charophytes]. Vol. 14 pp. 190, 72 figures. Leningrad: Sovetskaya Nauka. [in Russian]

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