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Nitella capillaris f. elongata A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella capillaris f. elongata A.Braun in Migula 1889: 119

Published in: Migula, [E.F.A.]W. (1889). Die Characeen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Unter Berücksichtigung aller Arten Europas. Mit zahlreichen in den Text gedruckten, auf alle Species beziehenden Abbildungen. In: Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage, Fünfter Band. Part 2. pp. 65-128. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
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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 capillaris (A.J.Krocker) J.Groves & G.R.Bullock-Webster

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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