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Chara filiformis Hertzsch 1855

Publication details
Chara filiformis Hertzsch 1855: 81

Published in: [Hertzsch, H.] (1855). Zur Chara filiformis Hertzsch. Rabenh. Algen Nr. 478. Hedwigia 1(12): 81-82, no figs.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Angermünde, im Paarstein-See [Brandenburg, Germany] (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015: 292). Lectotype: H. Hertzsch; ohne Datum; L linker Beleg auf Bogen (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015: 292).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara vulgaris f. filiformis (Hertsch) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara jubata A.Braun ex Kützing 1857
Chara contraria subsp. jubata (A.Braun ex Kützing) Nordstedt 1863
Chara contraria var. jubata J.Müller 1881
Chara tyzenhauzi S.B.Gorki 1882
Chara jubata f. longifolia W.Migula 1897

Nomenclatural notes
Incorrectly listed by some authors as "Chara filiformis A. Braun in Hertzsch" which is incorrect as the name suggested by Braun was "Chara jubata". - (24 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland (Becker, R., Blindow, I., Doege, A., Franke, T., Gregor, T., Hamann, U., Jäger, D., Jorda, C., Kabus, T., Korsch, H., Korte, E., Kusber, W.-H., Pätzold, Raabe, U., Schubert, H., Teppke, M., van der Weyer K., Wolff, P.) (2015 '2016'). Beschreibung der Characeen-Arten Deutschlands. In: Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands. (Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands Lehrstuhl für Ökologie der Universität Rostock Eds), pp. 209-572. Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland (Becker, R., Blindow, I., Doege, A., Franke, T., Gregor, T., Hamann, U., Jäger, D., Jorda, C., Kabus, T., Korsch, H., Korte, E., Kusber, W.-H., Pätzold, Raabe, U., Schubert, H., Teppke, M., van der Weyer K., Wolff, P.) (2015 '2016'). Beschreibung der Characeen-Arten Deutschlands. In: Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands. (Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands Lehrstuhl für Ökologie der Universität Rostock Eds), pp. 209-572. Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Auderset, J.D. & Rey-Boissezon, A. (2013). Les Characées de Genève et environs. Distribution et Ecologie. Rapport projet de recherche DGNP-UNIGE Groupe d’Ecologie aqua-tique, Institut Forel et Institut des Sciences l’Environnement, Université de Genève. pp. [i-vii], 1-95, numerous photographs, figures and maps. Genève: Direction Générale de la Nature et du Paysage Rue des Battoirs 7 1205 Genève.

Langangen, A. (2007). Charophytes of the Nordic countries. pp. [1]-102, many figs and maps. Oslo: Saeculum ANS.

Urbaniak, J. & Gabka, M. (2014). Polish Charophytes. An illustrated guide to identification. pp. [1]-120, incl. 34 pls. Wroclaw: Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wroclawiu.

Created: 17 October 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 11 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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[Hertzsch, H.] (1855). Zur Chara filiformis Hertzsch. Rabenh. Algen Nr. 478. Hedwigia 1(12): 81-82, no figs.

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