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Chara porteri Casanova 2014

Publication details
Chara porteri Casanova in Casanova & Karol 2014: 30, fig. 4

Published in: Casanova, M.T. & Karol, K.G. (2014). A revision of Chara sect. Protochara, comb. et stat. nov. (Characeae: Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 23-37, 7 figures.
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Publication date: 2014

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.

Type information
Type locality: "Western Australia: Ethel Creek Claypan, Pilbara Biological Survey site 041, T2" (Casanova & Karol 2014: 30). Holotype: M.N.Lyons & D.A.Mickle ; 1 June 2004; PERTH (Casanova & Karol 2014: 30). Notes: Isotype: MEL

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Charopsis: Protochara

Eponomy
"Named in honour of John L. Porter, who collected the first herbarium material of this species,..."

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.

Key references
Casanova, M.T. (2015). Chromosome numbers in Australian charophytes (Characeae, Charophyceae). Phycologia 54(2): 149-160.

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022.

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