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Nitella obtusa T.F.Allen

Publication details
Nitella obtusa T.F.Allen 1892: 230, pls 2, 2a

Published in: Allen, T.F. (1892). Notes on some Characeae. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 19(7): 230.

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Nitella

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella flexilis f. obtusa (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Detailed conservation status with sources
(as Nitella obtusa T.F.Allen)
Vulnerable: (Stewart & Church 1992)

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References
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Pericàs, J.J. & Martínez Taberner, A. (1983). Nitellopsis obtusa (Desv. in Lois.) J. Groves i Nitella tenuissima (Desv.) Kütz., dues carofícies noves per a la flora de les Balears. Boll. Soc. Hist. Nat. Balears 27: 209-212.

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