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Nitella mirabilis Nordstedt ex J.Groves

Publication details
Nitella mirabilis Nordstedt ex J.Groves 1923: 364, pl. 35

Published in: Groves, J. (1923). Notes on Indian Charophyta. J. Linn. Soc. London 46(310): 359-376, Plate 35,36.

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 Nitella Section Nitella

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella mirabilis var. mirabilis (O.Nordstedt ex J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella mirabilis var. libera F.S.Han & H.L.Fu 1990

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.

Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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References
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Holst, R.W. & Yopp, J.H. (1976). An algal polyphenol oxidase: characterization of the o-diphenol-oxidase from the charophyte, Nitella mirabilis. Phycologia 15: 119-124, 2 figs, 5 tables.

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