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Nitella mirabilis var. mirabilis (O.Nordstedt ex J.Groves) R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella mirabilis var. mirabilis (O.Nordstedt ex J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1965: 392

Published in: 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.

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 mirabilis Nordstedt ex J.Groves

Basionym
Nitella mirabilis Nordstedt ex J.Groves

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Nitella

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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.

Key references
Sakayama, H., Hara, Y. & Nozaki, H. (2004). Taxonomic re-examination of six species of Nitella (Charales, Charophyceae) from Asia, and phylogenetic relationships within the genus based on rbcL and atpB gene sequences. Phycologia 43: 91-104.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 May 2011 by Anders Langangen

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Holst, R.W. & Yopp, J.H. (1976). An algal polyphenol oxidase: characterization of the o-diphenol-oxidase from the charophyte, Nitella mirabilis. Phycologia 15: 119-124, 2 figs, 5 tables.

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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 15 October 2019.

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