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Chara gelatinosa A.Braun

Publication details
Chara gelatinosa A.Braun 1843: 115-116

Published in: Braun, A. (1843). Charae Preissianae adiectis reliquis speciebus e Nova Hollandia hucusque cognitis. Linnaea 17: 113-119.
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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 Nitella gelatinifera R.D.Wood

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Hyella

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Canning River (Perth) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Preiss; Nov. 1841; (Silva 1996-to date

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
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.

van Raam, J.C. (1995). The Characeae of Tasmania. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 110: 1- 50, Figs. 1-30.

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Wendy 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 20 April 2019.

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