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Chara vulgaris var. papillata K.Wallroth 1815

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. papillata K.Wallroth
Cortex detail. 28 Sep 2007. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

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

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

Chara vulgaris var. papillata K.Wallroth
Red-cyan anaglyph. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Apr 2007. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Chara vulgaris var. papillata K.Wallroth Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
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Publication details
Chara vulgaris var. papillata K.Wallroth 1815: 183

Published in: Wallroth, K.F.G. (1815). Annus botanicus, sive supplementum tertium ad Curti Sprengelii floram halensem. pp. [i]-xxx, [1]-194, pls I-VI. Halae [Halle]: sumptibus Car. Aug. Kümmelii.
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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.

Basionym
Chara papillata K.Wallroth

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara papillata K.Wallroth 1815

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara decipiens N.A.Desvaux 1810
Chara collabens C.Agardh 1824
Chara stricta Kützing 1834
Chara foetida var. subhispida A.Braun 1835
Chara foetida subsp. subhispida A.Braun 1882

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara vulgaris var. papillata K.Wallroth)
Europe: Britain (Whitton & al. 2003, Pentecost & Haworth 2021), France (Anon. 2017).

(as Chara foetida subsp. subhispida A.Braun)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Spain (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

Key references
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.

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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