Chara mucronata A.Braun 1834
Nitella mucronata (A.Braun) Miquel Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert
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Chara mucronata A.Braun 1834: 351 (as 'Ch. mucronata, FI. Bad. Cryptog.' )
Published in: Braun, A. (1834). Esquisse monographique du genre Chara. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Série II, Partie Botanique 1: 349-357.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella mucronata (A.Braun) Miquel
Syntpe locality: "Hab. apud nos rara. — Helv. — Berol." [Switzerland; Berlin] (Braun 1834: 351). Neotype: Jack; Oktober 1858; NY Braun, Rabenhorst & Stizenberger, Characeen Eur. 30 (Wood 1965: 504). Notes: Neotype locality: "Salem" [Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?].
Subgenus Tieffalelnia Section Tieffalelnia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending in a short, sharp point.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Chara flexilis Bauer, Rchb. ex parte" - (1 May 2020) - M.D. Guiry
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.
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.
Ruprecht, F.J. (1846). Symbolae ad historiam et geographiam plantarum Rossicarum. pp. -242, 6 pls. Petropoli [St Petersburg]: typis et impensis academinae imperialis scientiarum.
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