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Chara capillaris Krocker 1814

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 capillaris Krocker
 Dried: showing mucilage. Female. ©   C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
 Dried, showing mucilage. ©   C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Dactyl tips. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Node. Red-cyan anaglyph- use glasses to view 3D. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Female plant showing habit. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Node. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Antheridia, dark field image. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Male plant in indian ink to show mucilage. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Oogonia. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara capillaris Krocker
Male plant in indian ink to show mucilage extent and clustered fruit. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.. 20 May 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Diatoma tenuis var. elongata Lyngbye

Nitella capillaris (Krocker) J.Groves & Bullock-Webster Antheridia. Collected by Juliet Hawkins, verified Nick Stewart. NE Suffolk, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara capillaris Krocker 1814: 62, no fig.

Published in: Krocker, A.J. (1814). Florae silesiacae renovatae, emendatae, prius ultra nongentas circa mille, nunc ultra ter mille plantas, silesiae indigenas, auctae etc. Vol. III. Sedundum systema sexuale Linnaei, et Wildenow digestas non nullis rarioribus plants tabulis aeneis illustratis. Desuper addition indice gnerali in prioribus voluminibus deficiente. pp. [1]-lii, [1]-374, pl. 1-9. Wratislaviae [Breslau, Wroclaw]: Sumtibus proprties....
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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 capillaris (Krocker) J.Groves & Bullock-Webster

Type information
Type locality: "Raram hanc plantam ante multos annos in fossis, ac lacubus penes fluvium Ole ad prata Marienau, et Pirscham inveni, ex post etiam alibi, sed rarius." [Poland] (Krocker 1814: 63).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Typus non designatus" (Arbeitsgruppe Armleuchteralgen Deutschland 2015: 405). - (28 Apr 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
Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1920). The British Charophyta. Volume I. Nitelleae with introduction plates and text-figures. pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-141, 20 pls. London: printed for the The Ray Society.

Key references
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.

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