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Lychnothamnus barbatus (Meyen) Leonhardi 1863

Publication details
Lychnothamnus barbatus (Meyen) Leonhardi 1863: 57

Published in: Leonhardi, H. von (1863). Ueber die böhmischen Characeen. Lotos 13: 55-62, 69-80.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lychnothamnus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Chara barbata Meyen

Type information
Type locality: "Plötzensee bei Berlin" [Germany] (Meyen 1827: 75). Neotype: Bauer (epitype) aestate 1828. In lacu "Plötzensee" vicinia Berol.; NY 01089212 (Wood & Imahori 1965

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearded.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara barbata Meyen 1827
Charopsis barbata (Meyen) Kützing 1843
Nitella barbata (Meyen) Rabenhorst 1846

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara spinosa Amici 1827
Lychnothamnus barbatus var. barbieri A.Braun 1882
Lychnothamnus barbatus f. spinosus (Amici) R.D.Wood 1965
Lychnothamnus barbatus var. giganteus Bharati & M.S.Chennaveeraiah 1983
Lychnothamnus barbatus f. gigantea R.J.Patel & A.K.Jawale 1984
Lychnothamnus barbatus f. mahmoodii H.S.Pundhir & A.Gautam 1995

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Borisova, O.V. (2015 '2014'). Charales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 454-465. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Casanova, M.T., García, A. & Porter, J.L. (2003). Charophyte rediscoveries in Australia: what and why?. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 20(2): 129-138, 3 pls.

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

Krause,W. (1986). Die Bart-Armleuchteralge Lychnothamnus barbatus in Klopeiner See, Kärnten. Carinthia II (176): 337-354. [in German]

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

Vergara, J.J., Bermejo, R. & Hernández, I. (2019). Uso de comunidades de macroalgas de intermareales rocosos para evaluar el estado ecológico de las costas andaluzas. Implicaciones para la gestión de especies invasoras. Algas 55e: 14-16, 2 fig.

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Verified by: 28 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Azzella M. M., & Abdelahad N. (2011). Une station actuelle de Lychnothamnus barbatus (Charophyceae) en Italie Centrale: le Lac de Martignano (Latium) . Cryptogamie Algologie 32(3): 301-307.
Bharati, S.G. & Chennaveeraiah, M.S. (1983). Lychnothamnus barbatus var. gigantii var. nov. (A new variety). Cytologia 48: 843-846, 2 figures.
Bhatia, S.B. (2006). Ecological parameters and dispersal routes of Lychnothamnus barbatus (Characeae) in the Early-Middle Holocene from the Ganga plain, India. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27(4): 341-340.
H.S.Pundir & A.Gautam (1995). Cytomorphological studies on a new form of Lychnothamnus barbatus f, mahmoodia f. nov.. Phykos 34(1/2): 39-48.
Karczmarz, K. (1967). Variabilité et distribution géographique de Lychnothamnus barbatus (Meyen) Leonh. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 36: 431-439, 2 figs.
Krause,W. (1986). Die Bart-Armleuchteralge Lychnothamnus barbatus in Klopeiner See, Kärnten. Carinthia II (176): 337-354. [in German]
Patel,R.J. & Jawale,A.K. (1984). A new form of Lychnothamnus barbatus (Meyen) Leonh. f. gigantea fa nova from Gujarat, India. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 64: 323-326.
Pelechaty, M., Gabka, M., Sugier, P., Pukacz, A., Chmiel, S., Ciecierska, H., Kolada, A. & Owsianny, P.M. (2009). Lychnothamnus barbatus in Poland: habitats and associations. Charophytes 2(1): 13-18.
Sinkeviciene, Z. (2009). Morphological variation in Lychnothamnus barbatus (Meyen) Leonh. in Lake Balsys (Lithuania). Charophytes 2(1): 25-30.
Sugier, P., Pelechaty, M., Gabka, M., Owsianny, P.M., Pukacz, A., Ciecierska, H. & Kolada, A. (2009). Lychnothamnus barbatus: global history and distribution in Poland. Charophytes 2(1): 19-24.
Wang, W.L. & Chou, J.-Y. (2006). Biogeography of Lychnothamnus barbatus (Charophyta): molecular and morphological comparisons with emphasis on a newly discovered population from Taiwan . Cryptogamie, Algologie 27(4): 461-471.

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