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Nitella hookeri A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella hookeri A.Braun 1849: 199

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 Persoonia

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella hookeri var. attenuata Nordstedt 1880
Nitella hookeri var. microcephala Nordstedt 1880
Nitella hookeri var. heteromorpha Nordstedt 1889
Nitella hookeri var. tasmanica R.D.Wood 1967
Nitella cristata var. microcephala (Nordstedt) R.D.Wood 1977

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Kerguelen (Braun 1849: 199). Type: J.D. Hooker; 1840; BM (Casanova et al. 2007: 6).

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Key references
Casanova, M.T., Winton, M.D. de, Karol, K.G. & Clayton, J.S. (2007). Nitella hookeri A.Braun (Characeae, Charophyceae) in New Zealand and Australia: implications for endemism, speciation and biogeography. Charophytes 1(1): 2-18, 7 figs.

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.

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References
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Casanova, M.T., Winton, M.D. de, Karol, K.G. & Clayton, J.S. (2007). Nitella hookeri A.Braun (Characeae, Charophyceae) in New Zealand and Australia: implications for endemism, speciation and biogeography. Charophytes 1(1): 2-18, 7 figs.

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