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Chara translucens Persoon 1807

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 translucens Persoon
Scalpay, Outer Hebrides.. 22 Jun 2016. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara translucens Persoon
Red-cyan anaglyph of shoot tip. Isle of Tiree, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. 02 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Chara translucens Persoon
Shoot tip. Isle of Tiree, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. 02 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Chara translucens Persoon
Nitella translucens. 08 Sep 2010. Anders Langangen (langangen@hotmail.com). © Anders Langangen (langangen@hotmail.com).


Hutchinsia nigrescens var. pectinata C.Agardh

Nitella translucens (Persoon) C.Agardh Shoot tip. Isle of Tiree, Scotland. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com)

Publication details
Chara translucens Persoon 1807: 531

Published in: Persoon, C.H. (1807). Synopsis plantarum, seu enchiridium botanicum, complectens enumerationem systematicam specierum hucusque cognitarum. Pars secunda. pp. [1]-657 [Corrigenda et Addenda]. Parisiis Lutetiorum: apud Bibliopolas Treuttel et Würtz.
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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 translucens (Persoon) C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: [No locality cited] (Persoon 1807: 531). Neotype: E. Williams; 1800; LINN HS1432-6-1 (Wood & Imahori 1965: 679). Notes: Neotype locality: "Eaton Pool, near Shrewsbury [England]"

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Persoonia

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Cites Chara flexilis sensu Thullier "Flor. p. 472". - (1 May 2020) - M.D. 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
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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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Verified by: 01 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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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 19 August 2022.

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