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Chara schaffneri (A.Braun) T.F.Allen 1888

Publication details
Chara schaffneri (A.Braun) T.F.Allen 1888: 59

Published in: Allen, T.F. (1888). The Characeae of America. Part I. Containing the introduction, morphology and classification. pp. 1-64, 54 figs.. New York: Press of John G. Rankin, Jr.
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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. schaffneri (A.Braun) Raam

Basionym
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

Synonym(s)
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.

Key references
Borisova, O.V. (2015 '2014'). Charales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 454-465. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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