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Chara capillaris A.J.Krocker

Publication details
Chara capillaris A.J.Krocker 1814: 62

Published in: Krocker, A.J. (1814). Flora Silesiaca III. pp. 59-63. Breslau.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella capillaris (A.J.Krocker) J.Groves & G.R.Bullock-Webster

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 14 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 November 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy Guiry 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 February 2019.

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