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Chara polyphylla var. compressa (C.S.Kunth) A.Braun

Publication details
Chara polyphylla var. compressa (C.S.Kunth) A.Braun 1849: 300

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Characeae Indiae orientalis et insularum maris pacifici; or characters and observations on the Characeae of the East Indian Continent, Ceylon. Sunda Islands, Marians and Sandwich Islands. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 292-301.

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 zeylanica var. compressa (C.S.Kunth) J.C.van Raam

Basionym
Chara compressa C.S.Kunth

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

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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 April 2019.

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