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Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood

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 vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Young node. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Macro photography. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Node showing stipulodes. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Node and cortex. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Close view of stipulodes. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Red- cyan anaglyph showing young node in 3D. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Apical view of node. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Red-cyan anaglyph showing an encrusted node in 3D. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Encrustation and biofilm on a very young node. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Encrusted node and cortex. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland. 16 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Mastogloia elliptica var. danseyi (Thwaites) Cleve

Chara denudata A.Braun Apical view of node. Collected by Cilian Roden, Lough Owel, Ireland
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Chara vulgaris var. denudata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962: 9

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara denudata A.Braun

Basionym
Chara denudata A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

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.

Key references
Moore, J.A. (1986). Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 5. Illustrated by Margaret Tebbs. Distribution maps prepared by Dorothy Green. pp. [i-ii], 1-140, 26 figs, 17 maps. London: Botanical Society of the British Isles.

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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 24 May 2019.

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