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Chara stellata (K.F.G.Wallroth) S.F.Gray

Publication details
Chara stellata (K.F.G.Wallroth) S.F.Gray 1821: 28

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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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 Nitella tenuissima (Desvaux) K├╝tzing

Basionym
Chara flexilis var. stellata K.F.G.Wallroth

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

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.

Created: 11 September 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 04 February 2011 by Anders Langangen

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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 20 May 2019.

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