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Nitella polyglochin A.Braun ex Nordstedt, nom. inval.

Publication details
Nitella polyglochin A.Braun ex Nordstedt in A.Braun & C.F.O.Nordstedt 1882: 73, nom. inval.

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 furcata (C.Roxburgh ex A.Bruzelius) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Tieffallenia

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

Nomenclatural notes
Zaneveld 1940 says p. 91: "Some confusion has been introduced into the nomenclature by Braun's attempt to establish the appropriate name of Nitella polyglochin for the collective species furcata (1882, p. 73), including------- The name polyglochin however, was already used for all Brachydactylae. N. Roxburghii, published in 1849, seems to be identic with Bruzelius's Chara furcata published in 1824 and was already transferred in the same year to the genus Nitella by Agardh. Therefore the name furcata is valid for the collective species." - (6 May 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.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 January 2011 by Anders Langangen

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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 21 April 2019.

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