Chara australis R.
Chara australis R.Brown 1810: 346
Published in: Brown, R. (1810). Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van-Dieman. Vol. 1. London.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Protochara Section Protochara
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Stipulodes very small, alternating with the branchlets. Bract-cells frequently lacking. Antheridia red, 700- 1200 um in diameter, oogonia 800-1000 um long (including coronula).
Chara corallina (monoecious) Chara wallichii (dioecious)
Type locality: tropical Australia; Port Jackson (Silva 1996-to date).
Braun, A. (1843). Charae Preissianae adiectis reliquis speciebus e Nova Hollandia hucusque cognitis. Linnaea 17: 113-119.
Casanova, M.T. & Karol, K.G. (2014). A revision of Chara sect. Protochara, comb. et stat. nov. (Characeae: Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 23-37.
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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Clabaux, B.L. & Bisson, M.A. (2009). Developmental patterns in Chara australis (Characeae, Charophyceae): apical dominance, pH, and auxin. Charophytes 1(2): 68-72.
Garvey, C.J., Keckes, J., Parker, I., Beilby, M. & Lee, G.S.H. (2006). Polymer nanoscale morphology in Chara australis Brown cell walls studied by advanced solid state techniques. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27(4): 391-401.
MacDonald, M.B. & Hotchkiss, A.T. (1956). An estipulodic form of Chara australis R.Br. (=Protochara australis Woms. and Ophel) . Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 80(3): 274-284, 6 fig, pl. 9 ,10.
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