Nitella moniliformis H.Morioka, nom. illeg.
Nitella moniliformis H.Morioka 1941: 61-63, fig. 4, nom. illeg.
Published in: Morioka, H. (1941). Charophyta Japonica (II).. J. Jap. Bot. 17(2): 57-70.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella rigida var. moriokae (R.D.Wood) J.C.van Raam
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Japan: Hondo: Prov. Rikuzen: in laku Nabirenuma (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Morioka 17; 20.vii.1939; (Silva 1996-to date
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.
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.
Created: 03 October 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 March 2011 by Anders Langangen
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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 22 April 2019.