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Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth 1797

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 gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Spermatangia and hairs. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Carposporophyte. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Trichogyne. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Whorl with downgrowing cortical filaments. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Carposporophyte and carpospores. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Carposporophyte and carpospores. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Pit connections. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth
Pitsford Water SSSI. Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Nov 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle Pit connections. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara gelatinosa (Linnaeus) Roth 1797: 125

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
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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 Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle

Basionym
Conferva gelatinosa Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in Europae fontibus praestantissimis limpidissimis" [Lives in Europe's most outstanding and clearest springs]. Probably south of England. (Linnaeus 1753: 1166). Lectotype (designated by Irvine in Spencer & al. 2009: 243): OXF specimen on which tab. 7 fig. 42 from Dillenius’s Historia Muscorum is based (Compère 1991: 22). Notes: Presumably northern Europe; see Compère 1991 (Entwisle & al. 2009). Northern Europe (Rueness 2010: 383). The lectotype specimen is the one upon which Dillenius’s "Conferva fontana nodosa , spematis ranarum instar lubrica, major & fusca" Historia Muscorum 36, pl. 7: fig. 42, cited in synonymy by Linnaeus. Vis & Morgan (2021: 160) have "presumably Great Britain in northern Europe". Dillenius (1746: 37) clearly says "Ab eo tempore in Angliad quibusdam fontibus etiam obfervavi, prasfertim in fonte amplo & limpido vici Godalmin in Surreia, juxta viam regiam, & in fonte quodam prope Ciceftriamin Sussexia." [From that time in England I have also met with certain wells, especially in the large and clear fountain of the village of Godalmin in Surrey, by the royal road, and in a certain fountain near Chichester in Sussex.]; so it is reasonable to say that the type is from England.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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