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Nitella gracilens H.Morioka

Publication details
Nitella gracilens H.Morioka 1941: 64-65, fig. 6

Published in: Morioka, H. (1941). Charophyta Japonica (II).. J. Jap. Bot. 17(2): 57-70.

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 Tieffallenia Section Tieffallenia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella mucronata f. gracilens (H.Morioka) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella furcata f. gracilens (H.Morioka) R.D.Wood 1965

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Hondo: Prov. Sagami: in lacu Asinoko (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Morioka 21; 26.viii. 1939; (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Sakayama, H., Hara, Y., Arai, S., Sato, H. & Nozaki, H. (2004). Phylogenetic analyses of Nitella subgenus Tieffallenia (Charales, Charophyceae) using nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences. Phycologia 43: 672-681.

Sakayama, H., Miyaji, K., Nagumo, T., Kato, M., Hara, Y. & Nozaki, H. (2005). Taxonomic reexamination of 17 species of Nitella subgenus Tieffallenia (Charales, Charophyceae) based on internal morphology of the oospore wall and multiple DNA marker sequences. Journal of Phycology 41: 195-211.

Sakayama, H., Nozaki, H., Kasaki, H. & Hara, Y. (2002). Taxonomic re-examination of Nitella from Japan, based on microscopical studies of oospore wall ornamentation and rbcL gene sequences. Phycologia 41: 397-408.

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References
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Nozaki, H., Kodo, M., Miyaji, K., Kato, M., Watanabe, M.M. & Kasaki, H. (1998). Observations on the morphology and oospore wall ornamentation in culture of the rediscovered Japanese endemic Nitella gracilens (Charales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 33: 357-359, 6 figs.

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