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Chara contraria f. sturrockii (H.&J.Groves) Raam, nom. inval. 2010

Publication details
Chara contraria f. sturrockii (H.&J.Groves) Raam 2010, nom. inval. (as 'var. contraria f. sturrockii' )

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 fragilis var. sturrockii H.& J.Groves

Type information
Scotland: Monk Myre, ear Blaigouvie, E.Perthshire A.Sturrock; Aug. 9, 1883; NY

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara fragilis var. sturrockii H.& J.Groves 1884
Chara vulgaris f. sturrockii (H.& J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1965
Chara sturrockii (H. & J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1965

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
To 100 cm. Slightly incrusted. Cortex diplostichous, tylacanthous. Branchlets ecorticate.

Similar species
Chara gymnophylla/ Chara globularis (var gymnophylla)

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