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Chara elegans (A.Braun) C.B.Robinson

Publication details
Chara elegans (A.Braun) C.B.Robinson 1906: 283

Published in: Robinson, C.B. (1906). The Chareae of North America. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 4(13): 244-308.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara zeylanica var. elegans (A.Braun ex T.F.Allen) J.C.van Raam

Basionym
Chara gymnopus var. elegans A.Braun ex T.F.Allen

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 10 September 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 24 April 2011 by Anders Langangen

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.

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