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Chara fibrosa C.Agardh ex Bruzelius 1824

Publication details
Chara fibrosa C.Agardh ex Bruzelius 1824: 21

Published in: Bruzelius, A. (1824). Observationes in genus Charae, quae venia ampliss. Ord. Philos. Lund, respondente Eberhard Liljevalch. [Dissertation]. pp. [1]-24. Londini Gothorum: Ex Officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: February

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: Marianas Islands [Guam] (Casanova 2013: 293). Lectotype: Gaudichaud 158; LD (Ahmadi & al. 2012: 369). Notes: Selected as lectotype for Chara fibrosa by R.D.Wood, December 1958, ref Wood 1965: 291 spec J. Casanova (2013: 293) described "holo or iso: PC; Iso: GOET, but does not mention the lectotype designated by R.D. Wood.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara batrachioides F.Müller
Chara gymnopitys f. humilis Nordstedt
Chara flaccida A.Braun 1849
Chara flaccida var. gaudichaudii A.Braun 1849
Chara gymnopitys A. Braun 1853
Chara subtilis Müller ex Kützing 1857
Chara benthamii A.Braun 1868
Chara dichopitys A.Braun 1868
Chara gymnopitys f. brachyphylla-conglobata A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopitys f. caudata A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopitys f. major-subcaudata A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopitys var. brachyphylla A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopitys var. duriuscula A.Braun 1882
Chara gymnopitys var. trachypitys A.Braun 1882
Chara psilopitys A.Braun 1882
Chara dichopitys f. polyphylla Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. brevibracteata Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. aequistriata Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. elongata Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. polyphylla Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. longibracteata Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. aequistriata-micracantha Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. aequistriata polyphylla Nordstedt 1889
Chara gymnopitys f. robusta Nordstedt 1889
Chara pelosiana Avetta 1898
Chara gymnopitys var. benthamii (A.Braun) J.Groves 1924
Chara fibrosa subsp. benthamii (A.Braun) J.S.Zaneveld 1940
Chara fibrosa subsp. gymnopitys (A.Braun) J.S.Zaneveld 1940
Chara fibrosa subsp. flaccida (A.Braun) J.S.Zaneveld 1940
Chara gymnopitys var. microstephana K.Imahori 1954
Chara baueri f. pelosiana (C.Avetta) R.D.Wood 1962
Chara fibrosa var. minuta K.Imahori 1963
Chara fibrosa var. flaccida Raam 2010
Chara fibrosa var. pelosiana (C.Avetta) Raam 2010

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Ahmadi, A., Sheidai, A.M., H. Riahi, H. & Van Raam, J.C. (2012). Some Charophytes (Characeae, Charophyta) from central and western of Iran including Chara kohrangiana species nova. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 359-390. [in English]

Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concepts Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 291-297, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concept Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Austral. Syst. Botany 26: 291-297, 2 fig., 1 table.
Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concepts Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 291-297, 2 figs, 2 tables.
Langangen,A. (2000). Chara fibrosa Agardh ex Bruzelius a charophyte new to the European flora. Allionia 37: 249-252.

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