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Chara vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) Kützing 1849

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 vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Apr 2007. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Apr 2007. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Lithophyllum trichotomum (Heydrich) Me.Lemoine

Chara vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) Kützing Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
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Publication details
Chara vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) Kützing 1849: 523

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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.

Basionym
Chara longibracteata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Thüringen: near Tennstedt (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Kützing; (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara foetida var. longibracteata (Kützing) Cosson & H.Germain de Saint-Pierre 1845
Chara vulgaris f. longibracteata (Kützing) H.Groves & J.Groves 1880

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by J.Groves & Bullock-Webster (1924" 24). - (14 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) Kützing)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Urrea-Clos 2004), Britain (Whitton & al. 2003, Pentecost & Haworth 2021), France (Anon. 2017), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Spain (Prefasi & Aboal 1995, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998, Sanjuan et al. 2017 ).

Middle East: Israel (Romanov & Barinova 2012, Barinova & Smith 2022).

(as Chara vulgaris f. longibracteata (Kützing) H.Groves & J.Groves)
Europe: Albania (Kashta & Miho 2016), Russia (Europe) (Romanov & al. 2018).

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]

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.

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.

Cirujano, S, Cambra, J., Sánchez Castillo, P.M., Meco, A. & Flor Arnau, N. (2008). Flora ibérica algas continentales. Carófitos (Characeae). pp. [1]-132, 125 figs. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.

Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1924). The British Charophyta. II. Chareae. pp. 1-129. London: The Ray Society.

Moore, J.A. (1986). Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 5. Illustrated by Margaret Tebbs. Distribution maps prepared by Dorothy Green. pp. [i-ii], 1-140, 26 figs, 17 maps. London: Botanical Society of the British Isles.

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