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Chara alopecuroides Delile ex Kützing, nom. illeg. 1849

Publication details
Chara alopecuroides Delile ex Kützing 1849: 518, nom. illeg. (as 'alopecuroidea' )

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Lamprothamnium papulosum (Wallroth) J.Groves

Type information
Europe (but not Switzerland) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Introduced as Chara alopecuroidea Delile ex A. Braun, Neue Denkschr. Allg. Schweiz. Ges. Gesammten Naturwiss. 10[4]: 13. 1849 but without a description (invalid), then validated by Kützing (19849: 518), but included Chara pouzolsii F.Gay ex A.Braun (1835, valid), and Chara montagnei A.Braun (1849, invalid) in synonymy. - (31 Oct 2017) - G.M. Guiry

Invalid: name only. - (23 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry

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

Key references
Braun, A. (1849). Uebersicht der Schweizerischen Characeen. Ein Beitrag zur Flora der Schweiz. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften. 10(3): 1-23.

Muller, S, D., Rhazi, L. & Soulie-Märsche, I. (2017). Diversity and distribution of Characeae in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Crytogamie Algologie 38(3): 201-251.

Wallman, J. (1853). Försök till en systematisk uppställning af växtfamiljen Characeae. pp. 1-103. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söner.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022.

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