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Chara decipiens N.A.Desvaux 1810

Publication details
Chara decipiens N.A.Desvaux in Loiseleur Deslongschamps 1810: 138

Published in: Loiseleur Deslongschamps, J.L.A. (1810). Notice sur les plantes à ajouter à la flore de France (Flora Gallica) avec quelques corrections et observations. pp. 1-172, 21 pls. Paris: J.B. Sajou.

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 var. papillata K.Wallroth

Type information
Type locality: "M. Dessvaux l'à trouvée dans les étangs, aux environs de Poitiers." (Loiseleur Deslongschamps 1810: 138).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (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.

Created: 27 October 2010 by Anders Langangen

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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 12 August 2022.

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