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Chara vulgaris f. atrovirens (R.T.Lowe) H.Groves & J.Groves 1880

Publication details
Chara vulgaris f. atrovirens (R.T.Lowe) H.Groves & J.Groves 1880: 133

Published in: Groves, H. & Groves, J. (1880). A review of the British Characeae. Journal of Botany 18: 97-103, 129-135, 161-167, 207-210.

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.

Chara atrovirens R.T.Lowe

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. in rivulis aquarum fluentium Madera rariss." [Madeira] (Lowe 1838: 551).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara atrovirens R.T.Lowe 1838
Chara foetida f. atrovirens (R.T.Lowe) W.Migula 1897

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara vulgaris f. atrovirens (R.T.Lowe) H.Groves & J.Groves)
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Wood & Imahori 1965).

Europe: Britain (Wood & Imahori 1965).

Africa: Tunisia (Raam 2010).

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