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Chara corallina Willdenow 1805

Publication details
Chara corallina Willdenow 1805: 89, pl. 2: fig. 2

Published in: Willdenow, C.L. (1805). Du genre nommé Chara. Mémoires de L'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres depuis L'Avénement de Fréderic Guillaume III au Trône 1805: 79-90, pls I, II.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Protochara Section Renskia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella corallina (Willdenow) C.Agardh 1824
Chara corallina var. corallina (Willdenow) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara roxburghii A.Braun 1835
Nitella australis (R.Brown) Kützing 1857

Nomenclatural notes
No mention of Klein in the description or names. - (18 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Casanova, M.T. & Karol, K.G. (2014). A revision of Chara sect. Protochara, comb. et stat. nov. (Characeae: Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 23-37, 7 figures.

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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Moriyasu, Y. & Wayne, R. (2004). A novel calcium-activated protease in Chara corallina. European Journal of Phycology 39: 57-66.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 September 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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Moriyasu, Y. & Malek, L. (2004). Purification and characterization of the 20S proteasome from the alga Chara corallina (Charophyceae). Journal of Phycology 40: 333-340.
Moriyasu, Y. & Wayne, R. (2004). A novel calcium-activated protease in Chara corallina. European Journal of Phycology 39: 57-66.
Tyree, M.T., Fischer, R.A. & Dainty, J. (1974). A quantitative investigation of symplastic transport in Chara corallina. II. The symplastic transport of chloride. Canadian Journal of Botany 52: 1325-1334.

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2022.

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