Chara flaccida A.Braun
Chara flaccida A.Braun 1849: 296
Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Charae australes antarcticae, or characters and observations on the Characeae of Australia and the southern circumpolar regions. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 193-203.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara fibrosa var. flaccida (A.Braun) J.C.van Raam
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 19 August 2010 by Anders Langangen
Verified by: 29 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concept Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Austral. Syst. Botany 26: 291-297, 2 fig., 1 table.
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M.D. 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.