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Chara scoparia Bauer ex Reichenbach, nom. illeg. 1829

Publication details
Chara scoparia Bauer ex Reichenbach 1829: 1596, nom. illeg.

Published in: Reichenbach, H.G.L. (1829). Dr. Joh. Christ. Mössler's Handbuch der Gewächskunde, enthaltend eine Flora von Deutschland mit hinzufügung der wichtigsten ausländischen Cultur-Pflanzen. Zweite Auflage, gänzlich umgearbeitet in dirch die Neusten entdeckungen vermehrt. Dritter Band Phanerogamia Moecioa un Dioecia, nebst Natrag und algemeinem Register. pp. [1]-xxxiv, [1583]-1963, Druckfehler [3]. Altona: bei Johann Friedrich Hammerich.
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Publication date: 1829

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 baueri A.Braun

Type information
Neotype locality: Weißensee & Lankwitz bei Berlin [Germany] (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015: 247). Neotype: L 54658 (Wood & Imahori 1965: 319).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a broom; fastigiate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Chara scoparia Chevallier, 1827. - (13 Dec 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland (Becker, R., Blindow, I., Doege, A., Franke, T., Gregor, T., Hamann, U., Jäger, D., Jorda, C., Kabus, T., Korsch, H., Korte, E., Kusber, W.-H., Pätzold, Raabe, U., Schubert, H., Teppke, M., van der Weyer K., Wolff, P.) (2015 '2016'). Beschreibung der Characeen-Arten Deutschlands. In: Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands. (Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands Lehrstuhl für Ökologie der Universität Rostock Eds), pp. 209-572. Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Key references
Braun, A. (1849). Uebersicht der Schweizerischen Characeen. Ein Beitrag zur Flora der Schweiz. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften. 10(3): 1-23.

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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.

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