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Chara hispida var. polyacantha (A.Braun) Babington 1874

Publication details
Chara hispida var. polyacantha (A.Braun) Babington 1874: 461 (as 'ß C. polyacantha (A. Br.)' )

Published in: Babington, C.C. (1874). Manual of British botany, containing the flowering plants and ferns arranged according to the natural orders. Seventh edition corrected throughout. pp. [i]-lxiii, [1]-473. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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Publication date: After May 1, 1874

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 polyacantha A.Braun

Chara polyacantha A.Braun

Type information
Type locality: Sweden (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Salzsee bei Halle (Bulnheim) (INA).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Hartmania

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch [or seeming so] (Stearn 1973).

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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