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Chara gymnopitys A. Braun 1853

Publication details
Chara gymnopitys A. Braun 1853: 708

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

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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
Tasmania: South Esk River (Stuart 583); Devils Country, So. Australia (form brachyphylla) von Mueller (Index Nominum Algarum).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara gymnopitys var. gymnopitys K.Imahori 1953

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014), Uzbekistan (Hollerbach 1951, Hollerbach 1951).

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.

Hollerbach,H.H. (1951). De Chara gymnopitys A.Br. in URSS inventa. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Bot. Inst. Otdel.Rast., Bot. Mat. 7: 98-104, 1 pl..

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Verified by: 19 June 2020 by Roberta Cowan

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hollerbach,H.H. (1951). De Chara gymnopitys A.Br. in URSS inventa. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Bot. Inst. Otdel.Rast., Bot. Mat. 7: 98-104, 1 pl..
Krishnan, U. (2006). Differentiation of Chara gymnopitys A. Br. and Chara hydropitys Reich. by morphological characters, isozyme analysis and oospore wall ornamentation. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27(4): 473-490.

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