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Chara batrachioides F.Müller, nom. ined.

Publication details
Chara batrachioides F.Müller 708, nom. ined.

Published in: Braun, A. (1853 '1852'). Plantae Muelleriana: Characeae. Linnaea 25 (=Bd 9): 704-709.
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Publication date: 1853

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 fibrosa C.Agardh ex Bruzelius

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

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

Nomenclatural notes
Braun discusses this 'herbarium' name in the protologue of Chara gymnopitys A.Braun. He states: this is a name given to 'depauperate specimens sent by Mueller which made a lake in Victoria have black patches'. - (19 Jun 2020) - Roberta Cowan

This name is cited in Australian literature in Day et al. 1995: and Wood & Williams 1967: 178 (Muelleria 1:175-196). In each case the authors are referring to the herbarium specimens in MEL which are referred to by Braun in his note associated with the protologue of Chara gymnopitys. - (19 Jun 2020) - Roberta Cowan

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.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 June 2020 by Roberta Cowan

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Roberta Cowan 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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