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Porochara Mädler, 1955

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Porocharaceae

Holotype species: Porochara kimmeridgensis (Mädler) Mädler

Original publication and holotype designation: Georgescu, M.D. & Braun, W.K. (2006). Jurassic and Cretaceous Charophyta of Western Canada. Micropaleontology 52(4): 357-369, 4 figures, 3 plates.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Fossil
This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.

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