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Nitella furcata f. oligospira (A.Braun) R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella furcata f. oligospira (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965: 505

Published in: 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.

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 oligospira A.Braun

Basionym
Nitella oligospira A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Tieffallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Sakayama, H., Miyaji, K., Nagumo, T., Kato, M., Hara, Y. & Nozaki, H. (2005). Taxonomic reexamination of 17 species of Nitella subgenus Tieffallenia (Charales, Charophyceae) based on internal morphology of the oospore wall and multiple DNA marker sequences. Journal of Phycology 41: 195-211.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Bueno, N.C. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2006). Temporal variation of Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata var. mucronata f. oligospira (Charophyceae) in the Ninféias pond, São Paulo State, southeast Brazil. Acta Botanica Brasilica 20(1): 1-11.
Bueno, N.C. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2008). Biomass and chemical composition of Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata var. mucronata f. oligospira (A. Braun) R. D. Wood (Chlorophyta, Characeae) in the littoral region of Ninféias Pond, São Paulo, Southeast Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Botanica 31(3): 499-505.

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M.D. 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 20 April 2019.

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