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Chara galioides De Candolle 1813

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Publication details
Chara galioides De Candolle 1813: 93

Published in: De Candolle, A.P. (1813). Catalogus plantarum Horti botanici Monspeliensis addito observationum circa species novas aut non satis cognitas fasciculo . pp. 1-115. Monspelii & Paris: J. Martel & Koenig.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara aspera var. galioides (De Candolle) C.J.Hartman 1832
Chara globularis f. galioides (De Candolle) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara aspera var. macrosphaera A.Braun 1834
Chara macrosphaera (A.Braun) J.Wallman 1853
Chara galioides var. genuina A.Braun 1868
Chara galioides f. typica Reyes y Prósper 1910

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara galioides De Candolle)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), France (Hy 1913, Wood & Imahori 1965, Schneider et al. 2015, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Italy (Wood & Imahori 1965), Spain (Margalef-Mir 1981, Aboal 1985, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

Middle East: Egypt (Corillion 1957).

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

Borisova, O.V. (2015 '2014'). Charales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 454-465. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Cirujano, S, Cambra, J., Sánchez Castillo, P.M., Meco, A. & Flor Arnau, N. (2008). Flora ibérica algas continentales. Carófitos (Characeae). pp. [1]-132, 125 figs. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.

Hy, F. (1913). Les Characées de France. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 60 (Mémoires 26): 1-47, pls. I-III.

Muller, S, D., Rhazi, L. & Soulie-Märsche, I. (2017). Diversity and distribution of Characeae in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Crytogamie Algologie 38(3): 201-251.

Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Schubert, H & Blindow, I. (2004). Charophytes of the Baltic Sea. pp. [i-iv], 1-326, + pls I-VI. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag Kommanditgesellschaft.

Created: 14 June 2004 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 April 2022 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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Flor-Arnau, N., Reverter, F. Soulié-Märsche, I. & Cambra, J. (2006). Morphological differentiation of Chara aspera Detharding ex Willdenow and Chara galioides De Candolle under different environmental variables. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27(4): 435-449.

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