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Nitella nordstedtiana H.Groves & J.Groves

Publication details
Nitella nordstedtiana H.Groves & J.Groves 1890: 66-68, pl. 296: figs a-c

Published in: Groves, H. & Groves, J. (1890). Notes on British Characeae. Journal of Botany 28: 65-69.

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella confervacea (Brébisson) A.Braun ex Leonhardi

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Origin of species name
(Latin), named for a person with the surname Nordstedt.

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Gregor et al. (2012), this is a nom. nov. (replaced N. batrachospermum A. Braun 1847, nom. illeg.. (non C. Agardh 1824)). - (22 Jan 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Gregor, T., Raabe, U. & Van Raam, J. (2012). Typification of Nitella gracilis (Sm.) C.Agardh var. confervacea Brébisson (= N. confervacea (Brébisson) A. Braun ex Leonhardi) with remarks on its nomenclatural history. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 391-398.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 April 2019.

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