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Nitella batrachosperma f. maxima W. Migula

Publication details
Nitella batrachosperma f. maxima W. Migula in Rabenhorst 1890: 189

Published in: Migula, [E.F.A.]W. (1889). Die Characeen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Unter Berücksichtigung aller Arten Europas. Mit zahlreichen in den Text gedruckten, auf alle Species beziehenden Abbildungen. In: Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage, Fünfter Band. Part 1. pp. [1]-64. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
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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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

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

Nomenclatural notes
Migulas work was published in Rabenhorst 1890-1897, and collected in one book in 1897 - (7 Jun 2010) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Pfalz, Teiche der Friesenheimer Insel bei Mannheim (Gregor et al. 2012: table 1). Lectotype: F. Foster; 22.11.1888; Ufersaume. JE specimen labeled "Flora der Pfalz, Teiche der Friesenheimer Insel bei Mannheim, Ufersaume..." (Gregor et al. 2012: table 1).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
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.

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