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Nitella heterophylla (A.Braun) A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella heterophylla (A.Braun) A.Braun 1849: 198

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella lhotzkyi f. heterophylla (A.Braun) R.D.Wood

Basionym
Chara heterophylla A. Braun

Type information
Type locality: Adams River, Grantham (Silva 1996-to date). Type: March 1841; Herb. Preiss 1876 (Silva 1996-to date

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves of different kinds.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 May 2011 by Anders Langangen

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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 18 April 2019.

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