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Chara boveana A.Braun 1868

Publication details
Chara boveana A.Braun 1868: 918

Published in: Braun, A. (1868). Die Characeen Afrika's. Monatsberichte der Königlich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Berlin 1867: 873-944.
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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 vulgaris Linnaeus

Type information
Egypt: CairoM.Bove;

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Similar species
Very similar to Chara strumosa

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.

Source of current name
Muller, S, D., Rhazi, L. & Soulie-Märsche, I. (2017). Diversity and distribution of Characeae in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Crytogamie Algologie 38(3): 201-251.

Key references
Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distributed by the author in anticipation of publication..

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