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Chara contraria f. scepusiensis (N.Filarszky) R.D.Wood 1962

Publication details
Chara contraria f. scepusiensis (N.Filarszky) R.D.Wood 1962: 9

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Chara scepusiensis N.Filarszky

Type information
Czechoslovakia: "Bollweise" bei Sarbarek, S.E. part of the High Tatra. Holotype: Dr. I.Gyöfly & Dr. E.Kol; July 3, 1926; Not found (

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara scepusiensis N.Filarszky 1927

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara scepusiensis f. sphagnoides N.Filarszky 1927
Chara scepusiensis f. breviradiata N.Filarszky 1927
Chara scepusiensis f. glaucescens N.Filarszky 1927
Chara scepusiensis f. glauca N.Filarszky 1927
Chara scepusiensis f. stricta N.Filarszky 1927

Taxonomic notes
Under var. inconexa. Also proposed by Raam (2010). - (8 Apr 2022) - E.A. Molinari Novoa

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
Monoecious. 20 cm. Compact. Cortex 2-corticate, tylacanthous.Branchlets commonly ecorticate, but the lowest 1-2 can be imperfecttly corticated.

Similar species
Chara vulgaris f. howeana

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Key references
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..

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2022.

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