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Chara karelinii Lessing

Publication details
Chara karelinii Lessing 1835: 213 (as 'Karelini' )

Published in: Lessing, C.F. (1835). Beitrag zur Flora des südlichen Urals und der Steppen. Linnaea 9(2): 145-213.

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 canescens Loiseleur

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Desvauxia

Named for the collector, Grigorij Silych Karelin (1801-1872).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Hollerbach,M.M. & Krassavina,L.K. (1983). Flora of the freshwater algae of SSSR. Volume 14: Charophyta. pp. 1-190. Leningrad: NAUKA. [in Russian]

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