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Nitella brasiliensis A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella brasiliensis A.Braun in herb. DeCandolle

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitella is Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella oligospira A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Tieffallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or from Brazil (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

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.

Key references
Braun, A. (1858). Characeen aus Columbien, Gyuana und Mittelamerika. Monatsbericht der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1858: 349-368.

R.M.Bicudo (1968). An annotated list of Charophyceae already cited for Brazil. Rickia 3: 221-238.

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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 24 April 2019.

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