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Chara aspera var. macounii T.F.Allen

Publication details
Chara aspera var. macounii T.F.Allen 1882: 44-45, pl. XXI

Published in: Allen,T.F. (1882). Development of the cortex in Chara. Bull. torrey Bot. Club 9(4): 37-47, pl. 15-22.

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 macounii (T.F.Allen) C.B.Robinson

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
rough, uneven, harsh, rugged.

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

General environment
This is a Brackish species.

Type information
Canada: Saskatchewan: Long Lake Lectotype: J.Macoun; 16 July 1879; NY (

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: 27 September 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 31 July 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 19 May 2019.

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