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Chara intermedia A.Braun, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara

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Chara intermedia A.Braun
Red-cyan anaglyph showing branchlet node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Branch node showing cortex. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
End-view of node. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Red-cyan anaglyph showing end view of node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Part of an isolated branch. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Isolated branches. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Close view of cortex. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Red-cyan anaglyph showing node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Red-cyan anaglyph showing node in 3D. Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara intermedia A.Braun
Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.. 04 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Oscillatoria schultzii Lemmermann

Chara intermedia A.Braun Collected by Emma Harris, Norfolk Broads, UK.
© C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Chara intermedia A.Braun in Braun, Rabenhorst & Stizenberger 1859: no. 46, nom. inval.

Published in: Braun, A., Rabenhorst, L. & Stizenberger, E. (1857-1878). Die Characeen Europas. Fasc I-V. Dresden. Fasc. I: 1-25 (1857); II: 26-50 (1859); III: 51-75 (1867); IV: 76-100 (1870); V: 101-121 (1878) . . Dresden.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara hispida var. [maior] f. intermedia (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara papillosa var. ornata (A.Braun) S.Beguinot & L.Formiggini 1908
Chara intermedia f. thermalis N.Filarszky 1930

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: Only forms are included (forma minuta, papillata, elongata, longifolia). The correct name taxonomically may be Chara papillosa Kütz., Flora 17: 707. 1834. Chara intermedia A. Braun ex A. Braun, Rabenh. & Stizenb., Charac. Eur. 2/45. 1859 is illegitimate as Chara papillosa is mentioned as synonym (Gregor, pers. comm.). - (22 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Common names

(as Chara intermedia A.Braun)
English: Intermediate Stonewort (Stewart & Church 1992).

Type information
Im salzigen See bei Halle (). Lectotype: O.Bulnheim; july 1858; Salt lake. FC ( Notes: In Braun, Rab, & Stiz., Char. Exs. No. 46 (1859))

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Detailed conservation status with sources
(as Chara intermedia A.Braun)
Vulnerable: (Stewart & Church 1992)

Key references
Borisova, O.V. (2015 '2014'). Charales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 454-465. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Bryant, J.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Charales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 742-765. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Schneider, S.C., Rodrigues, A., Moe, T.F. & Ballot, A. (2015). DNA barcoding the genus Chara: molecular evidence recovers fewer taxa than the classical morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 367-380.

Urbaniak, J. & Combik, M. (2013). Genetic and morphological data fail to differentiate Chara intermedia from C. baltica, or C. polycantha and C. rudis from C. hispida. European Journal of Phycology 48(3): 253-259.

Urbaniak, J. & Gabka, M. (2014). Polish Charophytes. An illustrated guide to identification. pp. [1]-120. Wroclaw: Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wroclawiu.

Watterlot, A. & Prey, T. (2016). Inventaire des Characées sur le territoire picard (Aisne, Oise et Somme): Évaluation patrimoniale. Version No. 2, décembre 2016. pp. [1]-30, Annexe, 31-56 [Maps]. Bailleul: Centre régional de phytosociologie. Conservatoire botanique national de Bailleul.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Urbaniak, J. & Combik, M. (2013). Genetic and morphological data fail to differentiate Chara intermedia from C. baltica, or C. polycantha and C. rudis from C. hispida. European Journal of Phycology 48(3): 253-259.

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