153,789 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,012 images, 59,564 bibliographic items, 413,155 distributional records.

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Family: Characeae

Higher Taxonomy

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Name

Authority  

# Species

 

Empire

Eukaryota

Chatton  

44,849

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Kingdom

Plantae

Haeckel  

18,726

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Subkingdom

Viridiplantae

Cavalier-Smith  

11,383

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Infrakingdom

Streptophyta infrakingdom

C.Jeffrey  

4,758

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Phylum

Charophyta

Migula  

4,758

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Class

Charophyceae

Rabenhorst  

670

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Order

Charales

Dumortier  

668

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Family

Characeae

S.F.Gray  

623

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Subordinate taxa

Rank

Name

Authority  

Fossil

# Species

 

Genus

Acinaria

Rafinesque  

3

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Genus

Aclistochara

R.E.Peck  

Y

67

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Genus

Acutochara

L.Ya Sajdakovskij  

Y

4

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Genus

Amphorochara

L.K.Krasavina  

Y

1

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Genus

Caucasuella

Kyansep-Romashkina  

Y

0

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Genus

Chara

Linnaeus  

248

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Tribe

Chareae

Ganterer  

248

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Genus

Charina

Filarszky & G O.Allen ex Filarszky  

0

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Charites

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

15

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Genus

Charopsis

Kützing  

0

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Genus

Clavatoraxis

C.Martin-Closas & C.Diéguez  

Y

2

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Genus

Croftiella

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

2

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Genus

Euaclistochara

Unknown authority  

0

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Genus

Flabellochara

L.Grambast  

Y

3

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Genus

Gobichara

J.Karczewska & M.Ziembinska-Tworzydlo  

Y

0

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Genus

Grambastichara

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

0

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Genus

Grovesichara

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

3

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Genus

Gyrogona

Lamarck ex Lamarck  

Y

6

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Genus

Harrisichara

L.Grambast  

Y

10

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Genus

Hornichara

V.P.Maslov  

Y

3

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Genus

Lamprothamnium

J.Groves  

14

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Genus

Lamprothamnus

A.Braun  

0

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Genus

Latochara

K.Mädler  

Y

8

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Genus

Leonardosia

F.W.Sommer  

Y

1

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Genus

Lychnothamnus

(Ruprecht) A.Braun  

2

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Genus

Maedleriella

L.Grambast  

Y

1

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Genus

Maedlerisphaera

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

4

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Genus

Mesochara

L.Grambast  

Y

1

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Genus

Microchara

L.Grambast  

Y

3

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Genus

Multispirochara

Y.C.Hao  

Y

1

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Genus

Nemegtichara

J.Karczewska & M.Ziembinska-Tworzydlo  

Y

9

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Neochara

Z.Wang  

Y

3

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Genus

Nitella

C.Agardh  

228

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Tribe

Nitelleae

(Leonhardi) Zaneveld  

0

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Genus

Nitellites

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

1

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Genus

Nodosochara

K.Mädler  

Y

2

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Genus

Obtusochara

K.Mädler  

Y

7

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Genus

Peckichara

L.Grambast  

Y

13

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Genus

Peckisphaera

L.Grambast  

Y

2

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Genus

Piriformachara

Junying Liu & Xinying Wu  

Y

1

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Genus

Platychara

L.Grambast  

Y

2

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Genus

Protochara

Womersley & Ophel  

0

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Genus

Raskyaechara

H.Horn af Rantzien  

Y

6

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Genus

Sphaerochara

K.Mädler  

10

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Genus

Stephanochara

L.Grambast  

Y

3

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Genus

Sycidium

G.Sandberger  

Y

5

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Genus

Tectochara

L.Grambast & N.Grambast  

Y

4

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Genus

Tolypella

(A.Braun) A.Braun  

20

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Genus

Triclypella

L.Grambast  

Y

1

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Genus

Wangichara

Junying Liu & Xinying Wu  

Y

2

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