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Nitella acuminata var. lindheimeri A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella acuminata var. lindheimeri A.Braun 1849: 293 nom.nud.

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Characeae Indiae orientalis et insularum maris pacifici; or characters and observations on the Characeae of the East Indian Continent, Ceylon. Sunda Islands, Marians and Sandwich Islands. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 292-301.

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 subglomerata var. lindheimeri (A.Braun) J.C.van Raam

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 lindheimeri (A.Braun) A.Braun 1858

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distirbuted by the author in anticipation of publication.

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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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