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Chara howeana (R.D.Wood) Y.J.Ling, S.L.Xie & S.L.Qiu 1991

Publication details
Chara howeana (R.D.Wood) Y.J.Ling, S.L.Xie & S.L.Qiu 1991: 353, fig. 4

Published in: Ling,Y.J, Xie,S. & Qiu,L. (1991). Some new taxa of Chara from Shanxi. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica 15(4): 350-355. [in Chinese]

Publication date: 1991

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 inconnexa f. howeana (R.D.Wood) Raam

Chara vulgaris f. howeana R.D.Wood

Type information
USA: California: Eagle Lake, Lassen co. Holotype: M.S.Baker & F.P.Nutting; July 25, 1894; Herb R.D.Wood

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara vulgaris f. howeana R.D.Wood 1962
Chara inconnexa f. howeana (R.D.Wood) Raam 2010

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara howeana var. subgymnophylla Y.J.Ling, G.Z.Wang & Z.Li 1990

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Han, F.S. & Li, Y.Y. (1994). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus III Charophyta. pp. [1-vi], i-vi, 1-267, 189 figs. Beijing: Science Press.

Ling, Y.J., Xie, S.L. & Langangen, A. (2000). Charales of China. Nova Hedwigia 71(1-2): 69-94, 10 figs.

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