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Protochara Womersley & Ophel, 1947

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae

Holotype species: Protochara australis H.Womersley & I.Ophel

Currently accepted name for the type species: Chara corallina Klein ex C.L.Willdenow

Original publication and holotype designation: Womersley, H.B.S & Ophel, I.L. (1947). Protochara, a new genus of Characeae from Western Australia. Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Australia 71: 311-317, 2 figures.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Chara.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.

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