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Nitella superba B.P.Pal

Publication details
Nitella superba B.P.Pal 1932: 67, pl. 8

Published in: Pal, B.P. (1932). Burmese Charophyta. Journal of the Linnean Society of London Botany 49: 47-92, 18 figs.

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Hyella

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), superb.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella dualis f. superba (B.P.Pal) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distirbuted by the author in anticipation of publication.

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