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Nitella gelatinosa var. polycephala A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella gelatinosa var. polycephala A.Braun 1852: 706

Published in: Braun, A. (1852). Characeae in: D.F.L. Schlechtendal: Plantae M├╝elleriana. Linnaea 25: 704-709.

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 polycephala (A.Braun) K├╝tzing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Hyella

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

Nomenclatural notes
Braun 1853: 706 (INA). - (2 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: in stagnis prope Yarra flumen (Melbourne) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: von Mueller; Oct. 1852; see above. (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
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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Verified by: 02 July 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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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 22 April 2019.

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