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Chara nivea Kützing 1857

Publication details
Chara nivea Kützing 1857: 22, pl. 53: fig. III (as 'Steudel herb.' )

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1857). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VII pp. i-ii, 1-40, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Type information
Type locality: "Cap: Ecklon. Zeyher" [Cape of Good Hope?] (Kützing 1857: 22).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), snow-white.

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.

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Verified by: 01 October 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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