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Nitella longicaudata F.S.Han & W.Q.Chen

Publication details
Nitella longicaudata F.S.Han & W.Q.Chen 1982: 357, pl.1, figs8-16

Published in: Han,F.S. & Chen,W.Q. (1982). Some new taxa of Nitelleae from Yunnan. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 20(8): 354-370. [in Chinese]

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitella is Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Hyella

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a long tail-like appendage.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Dioecious. Branchlets 2-3 furcate, dactyls (1-2) 3 celled, long and curved or short. Fertile branchlets short, forming dense heads, enveloped in mucus. Oogonia solitary. Male plants unknown. (from Ling, Xie & Langangen 2000)

Type information
Yunnan: Kumming, Daguanlou, in stagnis Typus female. SZ): F.S.Han 5209; Nov. 19, 1974; SZ

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Key references
Han, F.S. & Li, Y.Y. (1994). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus III Charophyta. pp. 1-267. Beijing: Science Press.

Ling, Y.J., Xie, S.L. & Langangen, A. (2000). Charales of China. Nova Hedwigia 71(1-2): 69-94.

Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distirbuted by the author in anticipation of publication.

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