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Nitella gloeostachys A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella gloeostachys A.Braun 1849: 196

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Charae australes antarcticae, or characters and observations on the Characeae of Australia and the southern circumpolar regions. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 193-203.

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella gracilis subsp. gloeostachys (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella gracilis var. gloeostachys (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965
Nitella subtilissima var. gloeostachys (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1972
Nitella gloeostachys f. gloeostachys J.C.van Raam 1995

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella gloeostachys var. major A.Braun 1882
Nitella gloeostachys f. major (A.Braun) J.C.van Raam 1995

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Australia: Swan River (Silva 1996-to date). Type: herb. Hooker Drummond no. 7 (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
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.

van Raam, J.C. (1995). The Characeae of Tasmania. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 110: 1- 50, Figs. 1-30.

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