Nitella terrestris M.O.P.
Nitella terrestris M.O.P.Iyengar 1958: 87, pls 1, 2
Published in: Iyengar, M.O.P. (1958). Nitella terrestris sp. nov. a terrestrial charophyte from South India. Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal 12: 85-90.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Persoonia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).
Nitella terrestris var. minor P.M.Chacko 1966
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Chacko, P.M. (1966). A new variety of Nitella terrestris (var. minor var. nov.) from Kerala, S. India. Current Science 35: 630-631.
Iyengar, M.O.P. (1958). Nitella terrestris sp. nov. a terrestrial charophyte from South India. Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal 12: 85-90.
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