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Protochara australis Womersley & Ophel 1947

Publication details
Protochara australis Womersley & Ophel 1947: 316

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S & Ophel, I.L. (1947). Protochara, a new genus of Characeae from Western Australia. Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Australia 71: 311-317, 2 figures.

Publication date: 1947

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Protochara.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara protocharoides Casanova & Karol

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Protochara Section Protochara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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: 17 September 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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

MacDonald, M.B. & Hotchkiss, A.T. (1956). An estipulodic form of Chara australis R.Br. (=Protochara australis Woms. and Ophel) . Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 80(3): 274-284, 6 fig, pl. 9 ,10.

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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 04 October 2022.

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