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Chara hispida var. major R.D.Wood 1962

Publication details
Chara hispida var. major R.D.Wood 1962: 9

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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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.

Basionym
Chara major Vaillant ex F.Hy

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara major Vaillant ex F.Hy 1913

Nomenclatural notes
The supposed basionym, Chara major Vaillant ex Hy is an illegiitmate name; treated as a new name. - (10 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Muller, S, D., Rhazi, L. & Soulie-Märsche, I. (2017). Diversity and distribution of Characeae in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Crytogamie Algologie 38(3): 201-251.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022.

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