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Chara crispa Wallman 1853

Publication details
Chara crispa Wallman 1853: 311

Published in: Wallman, J. (1853). Försök till en systematisk uppställning af växtfamiljen Characeae. pp. 1-103. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söner.
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Publication date: 1853

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 vulgaris f. crispa (Wallman) R.D.Wood

Type information
Norway: Østfold: Hvaler: Bøbak in Kirkøy in Hvalerøyene Lectotype: M.N.Blytt; 1827; 0 (

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022.

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