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Chara vulgaris subsp. squamosa (Desfontaines) F.Hy

Publication details
Chara vulgaris subsp. squamosa (Desfontaines) F.Hy 1913: 31

Published in: Hy, F., (1913). Les Characées de France. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 60 (Mémoires 26): 1-47, pls. I-III.
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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 gymnophylla A.Braun

Basionym
Chara squamosa R.Desfontaines

Type information
Type locality: in rivulis Cafsae (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: 'wohl Kâf (Kêf) in Tunis' fide Braun, 1868: 909 (INA).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.

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