Nitella gracilis f. confervacea Brébisson ex Leonhardi
Nitella confervacea (Brébisson) A.Braun ex Leonhardi Red-cyan anaglyph. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth, Isle of Lewis
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Nitella gracilis f. confervacea Brébisson ex Leonhardi 1863: 146
Published in: Leonhardi, H. von (1863). Ueber die böhmischen Characeen. Lotos 13: 55-62, 69-80, 110, 111.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella confervacea (Brébisson) A.Braun ex Leonhardi
Lectotype locality: Argentan (probably Etang de Vrigny) (Gregor et al. 2012: 394 (Table 1), 393). Lectotype: Brébisson; 1837; PC 0719925 (Gregor et al. 2012: 394 (Table 1)). Notes: Lectotype: Specimen is labeled (1) "Herb. G. Thuret/Brébisson dedit 1850/ Nitella gracilis V. confervacea/Argentan Jt. 1837" and (2) " Herbier Museum Paris Cryptogamie PC0719925".
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Marine/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.
Bryant, J.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2002). Order Charales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 593-612. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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: 14 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 May 2011 by Anders Langangen
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Gregor, T., Raabe, U. & Van Raam, J. (2012). Typification of Nitella gracilis (Sm.) C.Agardh var. confervacea Brébisson (= N. confervacea (Brébisson) A. Braun ex Leonhardi) with remarks on its nomenclatural history. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 391-398.
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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 25 April 2019.