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Chara tenuissima Desvaux 1809

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara

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Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara tenuissima Desvaux
Collected by Nick Stewart, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland. 31 Dec 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Hyella balani Lehmann

Nitella tenuissima (Desvaux) Kützing Courtesy of Nick Stewart and Tristan Hatton-Ellis. Cors Erdreinniog, Anglesey, Wales.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara tenuissima Desvaux 1809: 313

Published in: Desvaux, N.A. (1809). Plantes trouvées dans le Haut-Poitou, les unes nouvoulles, les autres, point indiquées dans la Flore de France. Journal de Botanique, Desvaux 2: 307-318.
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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 Nitella tenuissima (Desvaux) Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Haut-Poitou [Loire, France] (Desvaux 1809: 313). Lectotype: Desvaux?; B W 17115-015 (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015: 485). Notes: "hic designatus per T. Gregor & U. Raabe"

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara tenuispina f. elegans N.Filarszky 1932

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Key references
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.

Loiseleur Deslongschamps, J.L.A. (1810). Notice sur les plantes à ajouter à la flore de France (Flora Gallica) avec quelques corrections et observations. pp. 1-172, 21 pls. Paris: J.B. Sajou.

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