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Chara hookeri A.Braun 1849

Publication details
Chara hookeri A.Braun 1849: 202

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Charae australes antarcticae, or characters and observations on the Characeae of Australia and the southern circumpolar regions. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 193-203.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Gunn, 1832, no. 1001; herb. Hooker (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara dichopitys var. hookeri (A.Braun) A.Braun 1868
Chara fibrosa var. hookeri (A. Braun) R.D.Wood 1962
Chara fibrosa f. hookeri (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara microphylla F.Mueller ex K├╝tzing 1857

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Casanova, M.T., Winton, M.D. de, Karol, K.G. & Clayton, J.S. (2007). Nitella hookeri A.Braun (Characeae, Charophyceae) in New Zealand and Australia: implications for endemism, speciation and biogeography. Charophytes 1(1): 2-18, 7 figs.

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