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Nitella capitata var. americana M.C.Chaudhary

Publication details
Nitella capitata var. americana M.C.Chaudhary 1970: 86-88, figs. 1-10

Published in: M.C.Choudhary (1970). Nitella capitata (Ness) Ag. var. americana var.nov. from the southeastern United States. Phykos 9: 86-88.

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 capillaris (A.J.Krocker) J.Groves & G.R.Bullock-Webster

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 January 2012 by Anders Langangen

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References
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M.C.Choudhary (1970). Nitella capitata (Ness) Ag. var. americana var.nov. from the southeastern United States. Phykos 9: 86-88.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 18 April 2019.

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