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Chara benthamii A.Braun 1868

Publication details
Chara benthamii A.Braun 1868: 799 (as 'Benthami' )

Published in: Braun, A. (1868). Die Characeen Afrika's. Monatsberichte der K├Âniglich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Berlin 1867: 873-944.
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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 Chara fibrosa C.Agardh ex Bruzelius

Type information
Type locality: China (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara benthamii A.Braun)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 January 2022 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. 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 27 September 2022.

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