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Nitella praeclara J.Groves & E.Stephens

Publication details
Nitella praeclara J.Groves & E.Stephens 1926: 148-149, plate 12

Published in: Groves, J. & Stephens, E.L. (1926). New and noteworthy South African Charophyta I . Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 13(2): 145-158, pls 12-15.

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 Tieffallenia Section Persoonia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Similar species
A distinctive taxon which superficially resembles N. praelonga, but approaches N. translucens>/i> in details.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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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Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.

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