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Chara flaccida A.Braun

Publication details
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.

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 fibrosa var. flaccida (A.Braun) J.C.van Raam

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 19 August 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 29 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(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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