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Chara excelsa T.F.Allen 1882

Publication details
Chara excelsa T.F.Allen 1882: 43, pl. 20, figs. 1-8

Published in: Allen,T.F. (1882). Development of the cortex in Chara. Bull. torrey Bot. Club 9(4): 37-47, pl. 15-22.

Publication date: 1882

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 var. excelsa (T.F.Allen) Raam

Type information
New York: Canadagua Holotype: T.F.Allen; Aug 1881; NY Notes: T.F.Allen: Char. Amer. Exs. No. 15

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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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