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Chara dissoluta f. africana W.Migula 1891

Publication details
Chara dissoluta f. africana W.Migula 1891: 384

Published in: Migula, [E.F.A.]W. (1891). Die Characeen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Unter Berücksichtigung aller Arten Europas. Mit zahlreichen in den Text gedruckten, auf alle Species beziehenden Abbildungen. In: Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage, Fünfter Band. Part 6. pp. 321-384. Leipzig: Verlad von Eduard Kummer.
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Publication date: Aug 1891

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 denudata var. africana (W.Migula) Raam

Type information
Type locality: "Afrika, in den Stromborgen." [S.Africa: Stormbergen, in einer Fläche und Niederung] (Migula 1891: 384). Type: J.F.Drege; Dec. 1843; W

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Blätter unberindet, Blättchen an den fertilen Knoten bald kürzer, bald länger als die Früchte, die mittleren kürseren um das Doppelte, die seitlichen längeren bis zum Frei- und Vierfachen (nach A,Braun). (Migula 1897:384)

Similar species
Chara contraria

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
Migula, W. (1898). Synopsis Characearum Europaearum Illustrirte Beschreibung der Characeen Europas mit Berücksichtigung der übrigen Welttheile. Als Auszug aus dessen Beschreibung der Characeen in Kabenhorst's Kryptogamenflora, II. Aufl., V. Bd., gedruckt. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-175, 133 figs. Leipzig: Verlag von E. Kummer.

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