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Chara imperfecta A.Braun 1850

Publication details
Chara imperfecta A.Braun in Durieu de Maisonneuve 1850: 22, pl. 39

Published in: Durieu de Maisonneuve, M.C. (1850). Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie. Botanique Vol. 1. Cryptogamie. . Paris.

Publication date: 1850

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
Algeria: Algier: Tlecman Isotype: Durieu?; LD

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), imperfect (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara vulgaris var. imperfecta (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962
Chara vulgaris var. [imperfecta] f. imperfecta (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Nomenclatural notes
Although this name first appeared in Durieu de Maisonneuve's Flora d'Algérie Atlas (pl. 39: fig.1), it was not accompanied by a description. - (7 Dec 2008) - G.M. Guiry

A.Braun in Leonhardi 1863: 147; S. France; coll. A. de Rochebrune (INA). - (17 Oct 2017) - G.M. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Braun, A. (1868). Die Characeen Afrika's. Monatsberichte der Königlich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Berlin 1867: 873-944.

Cirujano, S. & Medina, L. (1994). Data about the ecology and distribution of Chara imperfecta A.Braun in Spain. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 52(1): 95-98, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Hy, F. (1913). Les Characées de France. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 60 (Mémoires 26): 1-47, pls. I-III.

Leonhardi, H. von (1863). Weitere Characeen-Fundorte. Lotos 13: 129-132, 145-148.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Cirujano, S. & Medina, L. (1994). Data about the ecology and distribution of Chara imperfecta A. Braun in Spain. An. J. Bot. Madrid 52(1): 95-98.
Cirujano, S. & Medina, L. (1994). Data about the ecology and distribution of Chara imperfecta A.Braun in Spain. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 52(1): 95-98, 2 figs, 2 tables.

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