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Nitella leptostachys A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella leptostachys 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 Hyella

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella leptostachys var. fruticosa D.Subramanian
Nitella leptostachys var. viscosa D.Subramanian
Nitella leptostachys var. leptostachys (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Wood, R.D. (1972). Characeae of Australia. Nova Hedwigia 22: 1-120.

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