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Chara longibracteata Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara

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Chara longibracteata Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Apr 2007. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara longibracteata Kützing
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Apr 2007. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Lithophyllum trichotomum (Heydrich) Me.Lemoine

Chara vulgaris var. longibracteata (Kützing) J.Groves & Bullock-Webster Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara longibracteata Kützing in H.Reichenbach 1832: 843

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1831). Characeae. In: Flora germanica excursoria ex affinitate regni vegetabilis naturali disposita, sive principia synopseos plantarum in Germania terrisque in Europa media adjacentibus sponte nascentium cultarumque frequentius. Vol. 1. (Reichenbach, L. Eds), pp. 147-150. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Carolum Cnobloch.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara vulgaris Linnaeus

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by Salzmann in Braun, 1849, Hooker's J. Bot. 1: 297. - (25 Jul 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Thüringen: near Tennstedt (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Kützing; (Silva 1996-to date

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.

Source of current name
Muller, S, D., Rhazi, L. & Soulie-Märsche, I. (2017). Diversity and distribution of Characeae in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Crytogamie Algologie 38(3): 201-251.

Key references
Braun, A. (1849). Characeae Indiae orientalis et insularum maris pacifici; or characters and observations on the Characeae of the East Indian Continent, Ceylon. Sunda Islands, Marians and Sandwich Islands. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 292-301.

Cirujano, S, Cambra, J., Sánchez Castillo, P.M., Meco, A. & Flor Arnau, N. (2008). Flora ibérica algas continentales. Carófitos (Characeae). pp. [1]-132, 125 figs. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.

Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1924). The British Charophyta. II. Chareae. pp. 1-129. London: The Ray Society.

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