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Nitella acuminata var. capitulifera (T.F.Allen) K.Imahori

Publication details
Nitella acuminata var. capitulifera (T.F.Allen) K.Imahori 1951: 212

Published in: Imahori, K. (1951). Studies on Charophyta in Formosa I.. Sci. Rep. Kanazawa Univ. 1(2): 201-221.

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.

Basionym
Nitella capitulifera T.F.Allen

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella capitulifera T.F.Allen 1896
Nitella acuminata f. capitulifera (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1965

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Habitat
in ditches, rice-fields and small rivers. pH 6.2-6.3, with Chara benthamii, C. hydropitys and C. pseudo-hydropitys (Imahori 1951)

Key characteristics
var. capitulifrea is distinguished from Nitella acuminata mainly by the decoration of the oospore-membrane, and the other characters are almost the same. (Imahori 1951).

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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]

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