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Chara delicatula Desvaux 1810

Publication details
Chara delicatula Desvaux in Loiseleur Deslongchamps 1810: 137

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 Chara aspera Willdenow

Type information
Type locality: "Le Chara delicatula a été trouvé dans les ruisseaux aux environs de Paris, par. M. Desvaux." (Loiseleur Deslongschamps 1810: 138).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).

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.

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

Ruprecht, F.J. (1846). Symbolae ad historiam et geographiam plantarum Rossicarum. pp. [1]-242, 6 pls. Petropoli [St Petersburg]: typis et impensis academinae imperialis scientiarum.

Created: 14 June 2004 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1919). Chara fragilis and C. delicatula. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 57: 69.
Kuczewaki, O. (1906). Morphologische und biologische Untersuchungen an Chara delicatula f. bulbillifera A. BRaun. Beih. Bot. Centralblatt 20: 25-75.

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