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Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood

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

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Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Red-cyan anaglyph. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Oogonium, DF image. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Mucronate tip. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Red-cyan anaglyph of oogonium and antheridium. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Red-cyan anaglyph. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Red-cyan anaglyph. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood
Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert. 07 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

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Dasya frutescens Harvey

Nitella mucronata (A.Braun) F.Miquel Red-cyan anaglyph of oogonium and antheridium. Castor Backwater, River Nene, Northamptonshire (as VC32), UK. Collected by Peter Kirby and Sarah Lambert
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com)

Publication details
Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965: 497

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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 mucronata (A.Braun) F.Miquel

Basionym
Chara mucronata A.Braun

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland; Berlin (Silva 1996-to date).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallania Section Tieffallania

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

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

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.

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Verified by: 29 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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

Bueno, N.C. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2006). Temporal variation of Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata var. mucronata f. oligospira (Charophyceae) in the Ninféias pond, São Paulo State, southeast Brazil. Acta Botanica Brasilica 20(1): 1-11.
Bueno, N.C. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2008). Biomass and chemical composition of Nitella furcata subsp. mucronata var. mucronata f. oligospira (A. Braun) R. D. Wood (Chlorophyta, Characeae) in the littoral region of Ninféias Pond, São Paulo, Southeast Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Botanica 31(3): 499-505.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2019.

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