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Nitella gunnii A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella gunnii A.Braun in Kützing 1857: 16

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1857). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VII pp. i-ii, 1-40, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 penicillata A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

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

Taxonomic notes
The first description is of Nitella gunnu var. fastigiata and not the species. - (30 Mar 2010) -

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
Braun, A. (1859). Characeae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. III, pp. 159-160. London: Lovell Reeve.

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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