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Nitella penicillata var. minutula A.Braun & Nordstedt

Publication details
Nitella penicillata var. minutula A.Braun & Nordstedt 1882: 47

Published in: Braun, A. & Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1882). Fragmente einer Monographie der Characeen. Nach den hinterlassenen Manuscripten A. Braun's. Abhandlungen K. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1882: 1-211.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

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
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.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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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 23 April 2019.

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