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Nitella comptonii J.Groves

Publication details
Nitella comptonii J.Groves 1922: 69-70 Pl. 5

Published in: Groves, J. (1922). Charophyta. J.Linn. Soc. London 46(305): 69-70.

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 pseudoflabellata var. comptonii (J.Groves) J.C.van Raam

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Sakayama et al 2006: 417). Type: R.H. Compton; 1914; BM 000767159 (Sakayama et al 2006: 417).

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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.

Sakayama, H., Arai, S., Nozaki, H., Kasai, F. & Watanabe, M. (2006). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Nitella comptonii (Charales, Characeae). Phycologia 45: 417-421.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 December 2010 by Anders Langangen

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References
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Sakayama, H., Arai, S., Nozaki, H., Kasai, F. & Watanabe, M. (2006). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Nitella comptonii (Charales, Characeae). Phycologia 45: 417-421.

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