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Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange, nom. illeg. 1859

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara

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Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Red-cyan anaglyph showing branchlet node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Branch node showing cortex. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
End-view of node. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Red-cyan anaglyph showing end view of node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Part of an isolated branch. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Isolated branches. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Close view of cortex. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Red-cyan anaglyph showing node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Red-cyan anaglyph showing node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange
Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Oscillaria submembranacea Ardissone & Strafforello

Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange Close view of cortex. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.
© C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange 1859: 703, nom. illeg. (as '€h. intermedia [A. Braun ined.]' )

Published in: Lange, J. (1859). Haandbog i den danske flora Anden omarbeidede Ugave. pp. [i]-lxvi, [1]-764. Kjøbenhavn [Copenhagen]: C.A. Reitzels Forlag.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara papillosa Kützing

Type information
Im salzigen See bei Halle (). Lectotype: O.Bulnheim; july 1858; Salt lake. FC ( Notes: In Braun, Rab, & Stiz., Char. Exs. No. 46 (1859))

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara hispida var. [maior] f. intermedia (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara papillosa var. ornata (A.Braun) S.Beguinot & L.Formiggini 1908
Chara intermedia f. thermalis N.Filarszky 1930

Nomenclatural notes
Illeglitmate: inlcuded Chara papillosa Kützing, 1834, in synonymy. - (27 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Common names

(as Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange)
English: Intermediate Stonewort (Stewart & Church 1992).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Detailed conservation status with sources
(as Chara intermedia A.Braun ex Lange)
Vulnerable: (Stewart & Church 1992)

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Auderset, J.D. & Rey-Boissezon, A. (2013). Les Characées de Genève et environs. Distribution et Ecologie. Rapport projet de recherche DGNP-UNIGE Groupe d’Ecologie aqua-tique, Institut Forel et Institut des Sciences l’Environnement, Université de Genève. pp. [i-vii], 1-95, numerous photographs, figures and maps. Genève: Direction Générale de la Nature et du Paysage Rue des Battoirs 7 1205 Genève.

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.

Braun, A., Rabenhorst, L. & Stizenberger, E. (1857-1878). Die Characeen Europas. Fasc I-V. Dresden. Fasc. I: 1-25 (1857); II: 26-50 (1859); III: 51-75 (1867); IV: 76-100 (1870); V: 101-121 (1878) . . Dresden.

Bryant, J.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Charales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 742-765. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Caisová, L. & Gabka, M. (2009). Charophytes (Characeae, Charophyta) in the Czech Republic: taxonomy, autecology and distribution. Fottea 9(1): 1-43.

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

Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Urbaniak, J. & Combik, M. (2013). Genetic and morphological data fail to differentiate Chara intermedia from C. baltica, or C. polycantha and C. rudis from C. hispida. European Journal of Phycology 48(3): 253-259.

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

Watterlot, A. & Prey, T. (2016). Inventaire des Characées sur le territoire picard (Aisne, Oise et Somme): Évaluation patrimoniale. Version No. 2, décembre 2016. pp. [1]-30, Annexe, 31-56 [Maps]. Bailleul: Centre régional de phytosociologie. Conservatoire botanique national de Bailleul.

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Urbaniak, J. & Combik, M. (2013). Genetic and morphological data fail to differentiate Chara intermedia from C. baltica, or C. polycantha and C. rudis from C. hispida. European Journal of Phycology 48(3): 253-259.

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