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Chara hyalina De Candolle 1815

Publication details
Chara hyalina De Candolle in Lamarck & De Candolle 1815: 247

Published in: De Candolle, A.P. (1815). Flore française, ou descriptions succinctes de toutes les plants qui croissent naturellement en France, disposées selon une nouvelle méthode d'analyse, et précédées par un exposé des principes élémentaires de la botanique. Vol. 5 pp. 10, 662. Paris: Desray, Libraire.
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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 hyalina (De Candolle) C.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: aux environs de Lausanne; du Mans; de Nantes (De Candolle 1815: 247). Lectotype: Hectot "Lac de grand lieu"; 1805; G-DC (Wood & Imahori 1965: 660). Notes: Syntype, Lectotype [small bit in packet per R.D.Wood Sept. 14, 1956; ref. Wood 1965: 660 spec. g]: G, ex herbarium De Candolle. Lac de Grand Lieu [France, Nantes], Hecot, 1805 (Ahmadi et al., 2012: 384).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), glassy, hyaline, glassy-green.

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

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.

Sakayama, H., Nozaki, H., Kasaki, H. & Hara, Y. (2002). Taxonomic re-examination of Nitella from Japan, based on microscopical studies of oospore wall ornamentation and rbcL gene sequences. Phycologia 41: 397-408.

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