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Nitella cristata var. ambigua A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella cristata var. ambigua A.Braun 1852: 706

Published in: Braun, A. (1852). Characeae in: D.F.L. Schlechtendal: Plantae Müelleriana. Linnaea 25: 704-709.

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 cristata A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Migularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Williams, M.B. (1959). A revision of Nitella cristata Braun (Characeaea) and its allies. Part II:. Taxonomy. Proceeding of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 84(3): 346-355.

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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 24 April 2019.

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