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Chara foetida A.Braun 1834

Publication details
Chara foetida A.Braun 1834: 534

Published in: Braun, A. (1834). Esquisse monographique du genre Chara. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Série II, Partie Botanique 1: 349-357.
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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 vulgaris Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: omnium vulgatissima in Europa boreali et meridiionali et in Americ sept. (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Langangen, A. (2007). Charophytes of the Nordic countries. pp. [1]-102, many figs and maps. Oslo: Saeculum ANS.

Key references
Bryant, J.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2002). Order Charales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 593-612. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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