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Nitella acuminata var. subglomerata (A.Braun) T.F.Allen

Publication details
Nitella acuminata var. subglomerata (A.Braun) T.F.Allen 1880: 10

Published in: Allen, T.F. (1888). The Characeae of America plates.. pp. [1]-14, pls I-VI. Boston: S.E. Cassino, Publisher.
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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 A.Braun

Basionym
Nitella subglomerata A.Braun

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).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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]

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.

Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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