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Chara subspinosa Ruprecht 1846

Publication details
Chara subspinosa Ruprecht 1846: 225

Published in: Ruprecht, F.J. (1846). Symbolae ad historiam et geographiam plantarum Rossicarum. pp. [1]-242, 6 pls. Petropoli [St Petersburg]: typis et impensis academinae imperialis scientiarum.
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Publication date: Nov. 1846

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
Syntype localities: "in lacubus horti Imp. Gatschinae et Tsarskoe Selo copiosissima etiam in sicco ramulos offert spinosos et juniores tantum collapsos. Ab Chara vulgari omni aetate distinctissima et dubito, transitus in illam dari." [Russia] (Ruprecht 1846: 225). Lectotype: R[uprecht]; 3 Aug. 1846; LE (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015: 345). Notes: Lectotypus (hic designatus per T. Gregor, H. Schub., Blindow & K. Weyer): Ex herbario florae ingricae; in lacu horti Imp. Gatschinae / 3. Aug. 1846 / R[uprecht] (LE).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara hispida var. rudis A.Braun 1857
Chara rudis (A.Braun) Leonhardi 1863
Chara hispida subsp. rudis A.Braun 1882
Chara major subsp. rudis (A.Braun) F.Hy 1913
Chara hispida f. rudis (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Common names

(as Chara rudis (A.Braun) Leonhardi)
English: Rugged Stonewort (Stewart & Church 1992).

Norwegian: Smaltaggkrans (Langangen 2021).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara subspinosa Ruprecht)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nowak & Schubert 2019), Germany (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015, Herbst et al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern (eds) & al. 2018, Täuscher 2020), Russia (Europe) (Romanov & al. 2018, Romanov & al. 2018).

(as Chara rudis (A.Braun) Leonhardi)
Europe: Austria (Wood & Imahori 1965), Britain (Stewart & Church 1992, Bryant & Stewart 2002, Whitton & al. 2003, Langangen 2007, John, Whitton & Brook 2011, Pentecost & Haworth 2021), Denmark (Langangen 2007), France (Wood & Imahori 1965, Anon. 2017), Germany (Wood & Imahori 1965, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Hungary (Wood & Imahori 1965), Ireland (Stewart & Church 1992, Langangen 2005), Latvia (Skuja 1928), Norway (Langangen 2007, Schneider et al. 2015), Poland (Boszke & Astel 2010, Skurzynski & Bociag 2011, Urbaniak & Gabka 2014, Kolada 2021), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Slovenia (Vrhovsek & al. 2006), Sweden (Langangen 2007), Switzerland (Wood & Imahori 1965).

Detailed conservation status with sources
(as Chara rudis (A.Braun) Leonhardi)
Vulnerable: (Stewart & Church 1992), (Least Concern: (Stewart & Church 1992), (Vulnerable: (Langangen 2021)

Key references
Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland (Becker, R., Blindow, I., Doege, A., Franke, T., Gregor, T., Hamann, U., Jäger, D., Jorda, C., Kabus, T., Korsch, H., Korte, E., Kusber, W.-H., Pätzold, Raabe, U., Schubert, H., Teppke, M., van der Weyer K., Wolff, P.) (2015 '2016'). Beschreibung der Characeen-Arten Deutschlands. In: Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands. (Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands Lehrstuhl für Ökologie der Universität Rostock Eds), pp. 209-572. Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Nowak, P. & Schubert, H. (2019). Genetic variability of charophyte algae in the Baltic Sea area. Botanica Marina 62(1): 75-82.

Romanov, R.E., Patova, E.N., Teteryuk, B. Yu, Chemeris, E.V. (2018). Charophytes (Charales, Charophyceae) on the northeastern edge of Europe: is it something different across Northern Europe in their diversity and biogeography? . Nova Hedwigia 147: 161-182, 2 figs, 4 tables.

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