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Nitella batrachosperma A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella batrachosperma A.Braun 1847: 10

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 Nitella is Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella confervacea (Brébisson) A.Braun ex Leonhardi

Basionym

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nitella batrachosperma (Thuillier) A. Braun ? N. batrachosperma A. Braun, 1847: 10, nom. illeg. (non C. Agardh 1824: 126) (Gregor et al., 2012: table 1); N. batrachosperma Braun 1849 [1848]: 10, nomen (INA). - (3 Nov 2017) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
N. batrachosperma (Thuill. acc. Reich) A.Br. (Muller et al., 2017). Chara batrachosperma sensu Reichenbach, Fl. excurs., non Thuill. (INA). - (3 Nov 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bryant, J.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2002). Order Charales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 593-612. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

Gregor, T., Raabe, U. & Van Raam, J. (2012). Typification of Nitella gracilis (Sm.) C.Agardh var. confervacea Brébisson (= N. confervacea (Brébisson) A. Braun ex Leonhardi) with remarks on its nomenclatural history. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 391-398.

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.

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