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Nitella cristata f. diffusa R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella cristata f. diffusa R.D.Wood 1962: 23

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 Nitella is Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella diffusa A.Braun

Basionym

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Migularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

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

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.

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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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