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Chara congesta R.Brown 1810

Publication details
Chara congesta R.Brown 1810: 346

Published in: Brown, R. (1810). Prodromus florae novae hollandiae et insulae van-diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805 per oras utriusque insulae collegit et descripsit Robertus Brown; insertis passim aliis spciebus auctori hucusque congnitis, seu evulgatis, seu ineditis, praesertim Bansianis, in primo intinere navarchi Cook detectis. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, 145-590, Addenda. Londini [London]: Typis Richardi Taylor et socii [Richard Taylor].
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Publication date: 1810

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 Nitella congesta (R.Brown) A.Braun

Type information
Type locality: southern and tropical Australia; Tasmania (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.

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
Braun, A. (1849). Charae australes antarcticae, or characters and observations on the Characeae of Australia and the southern circumpolar regions. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 193-203.

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