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Characium clava Hermann

Publication details
Characium clava Hermann 1863: 27, pl. 6: fig. 2

Published in: Hermann, Dr (1863). Über die bei Neudamm aufgefundenen Arten des Genus Characium. Beiträge zur näheren Kenntniss und Verbreitung der Algen 1(3): 23-30, pls VI (B), VII.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characidiopsis clava (Hermann) Lemmermann

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a club, first declension.

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.

Source of current name
Lemmermann, E. (1914). Brandenburgische Algen. V. Eine neue, endophytisch lebende Calothrix. Abhandlungen herausgegeben vom Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereine zu Bremen 23: 247-248, 23 figs.

Key references
Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.

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