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Chara glomerata Desvaux 1810

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 glomerata Desvaux
Fertile knot showing gametangia. Braunton Burrows dunes Devon UK. 16 Apr 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Thallus showing tight fertile knots. Braunton Burrows dunes Devon UK. 16 Apr 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Detail of a fertile knot. Braunton Burrows dunes Devon UK. 16 Apr 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Braunton Burrows dunes Devon UK. 16 Apr 2019. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Habit. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Oogonium showing double row of crown cells. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Gametangia. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Gametangia. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Oogonia. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara glomerata Desvaux
Red/cyan anaglyph of reproductive structures. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.. 17 May 2013. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Chondria articulata var. gracilis C.Agardh

Tolypella glomerata (Desvaux) Leonhardi Gametangia. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara glomerata Desvaux in Loiseleur Deslongschamps 1810: 135

Published in: 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.

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 Tolypella glomerata (Desvaux) Leonhardi

Type information
Type locality: "MM. Desvaux et Thuillier l'ont recueillie aux environ de Paris" (Index Nominum Algarum: 136). Holotype: in rivulis. PC herbarium Desvaux (Ahmadi & al. 2012: 388). Notes: Isotype: L, ex herbarium Persoon, ex herbarium Desvaux. Gallia (Ahmadia et al. 2012: 388). See ING entry for Tolypella.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered in a round mass.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Leonhardi, H. von (1863). Weitere Characeen-Fundorte. Lotos 13: 129-132, 145-148.

Created: 14 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Michaux-Ferrière, N. & Soulié-Märsche, I. (1987). The quantities of DNA in the vegetative nuclei of Chara vulgaris and Tolypella glomerata (Charophyta). Phycologia 26: 435-442.

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