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Chara baueri A.Braun 1847

Publication details
Chara baueri A.Braun 1847: 13

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Uebersicht der Schweizerischen Characeen. Ein Beitrag zur Flora der Schweiz. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften. 10(3): 1-23.
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Publication date: 1849

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Named for Gustav Heinrich Bauer (1794-1888) who collected the species in Weissense, Berlin. In Reichenbach (1829) it was named Chara scoparia, an illegimate homonym of Chara scoparia Chevallier, 1827.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara scoparia var. baueri (A.Braun) Leonhardi 1864
Chara baueri f. baueri (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara scoparia Bauer ex Reichenbach 1829
Charopsis scoparia (Bauer ex Reicenbach) F.T. Kützing 1843
Chara baueri f. minor Rabenhorst 1852
Chara scoparia f. typica W.Migula 1897
Chara scoparia f. crassa A.Braun ex W.Migula 1897

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Chara scoparia Bauer ex Reichenbach, 1829, nom. illeg., priority for Chara scoparia F.Chevallier, 1827. - (20 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara scoparia Bauer ex Reichenbach)
Europe: Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Romania (Caraus 2017).

(as Chara baueri A.Braun)
Europe: Austria (Raabe 2009), Germany (Wood & Imahori 1965, Raabe 2009, Schneider et al. 2015, Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015, Täuscher 2020), Poland (Urbaniak & Gabka 2014), Russia (Europe) (Romanov & al. 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Sweden (Raabe 2009).

South-west Asia: Karnataka (Subramanian 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Casanova 2005).

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.

Langangen, A. (2007). Charophytes of the Nordic countries. pp. [1]-102, many figs and maps. Oslo: Saeculum ANS.

Raabe, U. (2009). Chara baueri rediscovered in Germany - plus additional notes on Gustav Heinrich Bauer (1794-1888) and his herbarium. International Research Group on Charophytes News 20: 13-16.

Urbaniak, J. & Gabka, M. (2014). Polish Charophytes. An illustrated guide to identification. pp. [1]-120, incl. 34 pls. Wroclaw: Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wroclawiu.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Raabe, U. (2009). Chara baueri rediscovered in Germany - plus additional notes on Gustav Heinrich Bauer (1794-1888) and his herbarium. International Research Group on Charophytes News 20: 13-16.

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