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Chara grovesii B.P.Pal 1932

Publication details
Chara grovesii B.P.Pal 1932: 85, pl. 17

Published in: Pal, B.P. (1932). Burmese Charophyta. Journal of the Linnean Society of London Botany 49: 47-92, 18 figs.

Publication date: 1931

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
Burma Isotype: B.P.Pal; oct. 1928; Notes: Holotype: lost [PAL in litt., ref. Wood 1965: 109 spec a]; Isotype [Lectotype?] [ref Wood 1965: 109 spec a]: NY, ex herbarium R.D.Wood, ex Herbarium B.P. PAL (Ahmadi et al., 2012: 369). In streams and pools, Maymyo, Burma (INA).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara vulgaris var. [gymnophylla] f. grovesii (Pal) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Key characteristics
Gymnophyllous and with tylacanthous cortex.

Similar species
Chara gymnophylla

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Key references
Ahmadi, A., Sheidai, A.M., H. Riahi, H. & Van Raam, J.C. (2012). Some Charophytes (Characeae, Charophyta) from central and western of Iran including Chara kohrangiana species nova. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 359-390. [in English]

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