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Chara contraria f. intumescens (C.Robinson) Raam, nom. inval. 2010

Publication details
Chara contraria f. intumescens (C.Robinson) 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.

Basionym
Chara intumescens C.B.Robinson

Type information
USA: Garfield Beach on the Great Salt LakeP.A.Rydberg & E.C.Carlton; July 15, 1905; NY (

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara intumescens C.B.Robinson 1900
Chara vulgaris f. intumescens (C.B.Robinson) 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
Monoecious. 5-30 cm. Heavily incrusted. Cortex 2-corticate, slightly tylacanthous. Spie-cells papillous. Branchlets with partly cortex. Well developed bract-cells

Similar species
Chara vulgaris

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Created: 14 October 2010 by Anders Langangen

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M.D. Guiry 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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