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Nitella gunnii var. penicillata A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella gunnii var. penicillata A.Braun in A.Braun & C.F.O.Nordstedt 1882: 46

Published in: Braun, A. (1852). Characeae in: D.F.L. Schlechtendal: Plantae Müelleriana. 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 penicillata A.Braun

Basionym
Nitella penicillata A.Braun

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (Silva 1996-to date). Type: herb. Hooker Gunn, 1832, no. 1002 (Silva 1996-to date

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

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
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 19 April 2019.

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