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Nitella pseudoflabellata var. vieillardii (A.Braun) R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella pseudoflabellata var. vieillardii (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1966: 28

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1966). Characeae of New Caledonia. Rev. Algol. 8: 10-42.

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 vieillardii (A.Braun) H.Sakayama

Basionym
Nitella gracilis var. vieillardii A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Eponomy
Named for Eugène Vieillard (1819-1896), a French naval surgeon and naturalist who collected in New Caledonia and Tahiti and was director of the Jardin Botanique de Caen.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella mucronata f. pseudoconglobata R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella pseudoconglobata (R.D.Wood) R.D.Wood 1965

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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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