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Nitella spanioclema J.Groves & Bullock-Webster ex Bullock-Webster

Publication details
Nitella spanioclema J.Groves & Bullock-Webster ex Bullock-Webster 1919: 1-2, pl. 551

Published in: Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1919). A new Nitella. Journal of Botany 57: 1-2.

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 flexilis var. [flexilis] f. spanioclema (J.Groves & Bullock-Webster) J.C.van Raam

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Nitella

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Common names

(as Nitella spanioclema J.Groves & Bullock-Webster ex Bullock-Webster)
English: Few-branched Stonewort (Stewart & Church 1992).

Similar species
According to Krause (1992) N. spanioclema is a form of N. opaca, which for us seems incorrect.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Detailed conservation status with sources
(as Nitella spanioclema J.Groves & Bullock-Webster ex Bullock-Webster)
Data Deficient: (Stewart & Church 1992)

Key references
Corillion,R. (1975). Nitella spanioclemaJ.Gr. & Bull.-Webst. Characee nouvelle pour la flore francaise. Bull. Soc. Mayenne-Sciences 1974-1975: 101-105. [in French]

Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1920). The British Charophyta. I. Nitelleae. pp. 141. London: The Ray Society.

Karuse, W. (1992). Die taxonomische Zuordnung von Lamprothamnium hansenii Sonder und Nitella spanioclema Groves et Bullock-Webster (Charophyta) in Lichte neuer Gelände- und Herbarstudien. Nova Hedwigia 54: 127-136.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2011 by Anders Langangen

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Corillion,R. (1975). Nitella spanioclemaJ.Gr. & Bull.-Webst. Characee nouvelle pour la flore francaise. Bull. Soc. Mayenne-Sciences 1974-1975: 101-105. [in French]
Daily, F.K. (1950). Nitella spanioclema Groves & Bulluck-Webster var. nidifica nov. var. , from Alabama. Butler Univ. Bot. St. 9(12-26): 270-271.
Karuse, W. (1992). Die taxonomische Zuordnung von Lamprothamnium hansenii Sonder und Nitella spanioclema Groves et Bullock-Webster (Charophyta) in Lichte neuer Gelände- und Herbarstudien. Nova Hedwigia 54: 127-136.

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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 22 April 2019.

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