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Chara contraria var. hispidula A.Braun

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 contraria var. hispidula A.Braun
Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK.. 01 Jun 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Schizymenia binderi (J.Agardh ex Kützing) J.Agardh

Chara contraria var. hispidula A.Braun Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chara contraria var. hispidula A.Braun 1847: 16

Published in: Braun, A. (1847). Uebersicht der Schweizerischen Characeen. Ein Beitrag zur Flora der Schweiz. Neue Denkschr. Schweiz. Ges. Naturw. 10 (1849): 1-23.

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 contraria A.Braun ex Kützing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

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

Nomenclatural notes
Schweiz. Char. 16. [1848] 1849 (INA). - (9 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Schweiz (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Created: 07 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 June 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy 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 25 April 2019.

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