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Chara aspera var. subinermis Kützing

Publication details
Chara aspera var. subinermis Kützing 1849: 521

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 aspera C.L.Willdenow

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
rough, uneven, harsh, rugged.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Habitat
The plants are up to 12-13 cm long. The spine cells are short, nearly papillous. The bract-cells are also short. This form has been found along the coasts of the Baltic Sea. In sterile state is this form difficult to separate from Chara globularis.

Similar species
Chara globularis

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Created: 29 December 2009 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 26 March 2011 by Anders Langangen

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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 22 May 2019.

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