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Chara vulgaris f. howeana R.D.Wood 1962

Publication details
Chara vulgaris f. howeana R.D.Wood 1962: 9 (as 'var. inconnexa f. howeana' )

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Chara howeana (R.D.Wood) Y.J.Ling, S.L.Xie & S.L.Qiu

Type information
USA: California: Eagle Lake, Lassen co. Holotype: M.S.Baker & F.P.Nutting; July 25, 1894; Herb R.D.Wood

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

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