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Chara contraria var. schaffneri (A.Braun) Raam, nom. inval. 2010

Publication details
Chara contraria var. schaffneri (A.Braun) Raam 2010, nom. inval.

Published in: Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distributed by the author in anticipation of publication..

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Chara contraria subsp. schaffneri A.Braun

Type information
Mexico: In allen Lagunen des Thales von Mexico und in einer einzigen kleinen bei Chapultepec, Valle de Mexico Syntype: Schaffner; June 1855;

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Collector Dr. J.G. Schaffner

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara contraria subsp. schaffneri A.Braun 1882
Chara schaffneri (A.Braun) T.F.Allen 1888
Chara vulgaris f. schaffneri (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: not effectively published. - (29 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
This taxon is difficult to separate from C. vulgaris/C.contraria as it har isostichous cortex. Dubious taxon.

Similar species
Chara globularis

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Created: 14 October 2010 by Anders Langangen

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