167,230 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,925 images, 64,723 bibliographic items, 505,760 distributional records.

Chara heterophylla A. Braun 1843

Publication details
Chara heterophylla A. Braun 1843: 113-114

Published in: Braun, A. (1843). Charae Preissianae adiectis reliquis speciebus e Nova Hollandia hucusque cognitis. Linnaea 17: 113-119.
 Download PDF

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 heterophylla (A.Braun) A.Braun

Type information
Type locality: Adams River, Grantham (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: March 1841; Herb. Preiss 1876 (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves of different kinds.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Braun 1843: 113; Braun in Lehmann 146: 145 (INA). - (1 Jul 2015) - G.M. Guiry

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
Casanova, M.T. (2009). An overview of Nitella in Australia (Characeae, Charophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 22: 192-218, 84 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 308 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://admin.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=50678

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. 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 09 August 2022.

SITE © 1996 - 2022 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio