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Chara globularis var. aspera (Detharding ex Willdenow) R.D.Wood 1962

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 globularis var. aspera (Detharding ex Willdenow) R.D.Wood
Nene Gravel Pits, Northampton, UK.. 01 Sep 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Encyonema mesianum (Cholnoky) D.G.Mann

Chara aspera Willdenow Red-cyan anaglyph. Houghton Regis Chalk Pit (Marl Lakes) SSSI, Bedfordshire, UK.
© Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Chara globularis var. aspera (Detharding ex Willdenow) R.D.Wood 1962: 11

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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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 Chara aspera Willdenow

Chara aspera Willdenow

Type information
Type locality: "Wächst in einem etwas salzigen See an den Ufern der Ostsee bei Warnemünde." [Growing in a salt lake on the shores of the Baltic Sea near Warnemünde][Warnemünd, Mecklenburg, Germany} (Willdenow 1809: 299). Lectotype: B W17100-010 (Wood & Imahori 1965: 203).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a brackish 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
Urbaniak, J. & Gabka, M. (2014). Polish Charophytes. An illustrated guide to identification. pp. [1]-120, incl. 34 pls. Wroclaw: Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wroclawiu.

Key references
Blümer, C. (2004). Taxonomy and nomenclature. In: Charophytes of the Baltic Sea. (Schubert, H & Blindow, I. Eds), pp. 261-284.

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