Nitella tenuissima var. batrachosperma (J.L.Thuillier) Kützing
Nitella tenuissima var. batrachosperma (J.L.Thuillier) Kützing 1845: 256
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara vulgaris Linnaeus
Chara batrachosperma J.L.Thuillier
Type locality: [environs de Paris - in title of publication]; Hab. in aquis stagnantibilis (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: L. Herbarium Persoon (Gregor et al. 2012: 394 (table 1)). Notes: Lectotype: Specimen annotated by J.L. Thuillier as "Chara batrachosperma Thuillier" and by J.C. van Raam as "C. vulgaris" and "Type Chara batrachosperma Thuillier. 7/1996". July, August (Thuillier, 1799: 473).
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
a homotypic synonym of Chara batrachosperma Thuillier and the latter is a heterotypic synonym of Chara vulgaris Linnaeus (Gregor et al. 2012). - (22 Jan 2014) - Wendy Guiry
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.
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.