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Nitella axillaris A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella axillaris A.Braun 1858: 356

Published in: Braun, A. (1858). Characeen aus Columbien, Gyuana und Mittelamerika. Monatsbericht der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1858: 349-368.

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 Persoonia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), borne in the axils.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella translucens var. axillaris (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: in stagnis prope Caracas (Silva 1996-to date). Type: J. Gollmer; (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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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Hotchkiss, A.T., Jr & Brown, R.M., Jr (1987). The association of rosette and globule terminal complexes with celulose microfibril assembly in Nitella translucens var. axillaris (Charophyceae). Journal of Phycology 23: 229-237.

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