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Nitella moniliformis H.Morioka, nom. illeg.

Publication details
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.

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella rigida var. moriokae (R.D.Wood) J.C.van Raam

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
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.

Key references
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.

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