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Nitella pseudoflabellata subsp. comptonii (J.Groves) R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella pseudoflabellata subsp. comptonii (J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1962: 20

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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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 comptonii J.Groves

Basionym
Nitella comptonii J.Groves

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Sakayama et al 2006: 417). Type: R.H. Compton; 1914; BM 000767159 (Sakayama et al 2006: 417).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tiefffallenia Section Gioallenia

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.

Source of current name
Casanova, M.T. (2009). An overview of Nitella in Australia (Characeae, Charophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 22: 192-218, 84 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Sakayama, H., Arai, S., Nozaki, H., Kasai, F. & Watanabe, M. (2006). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Nitella comptonii (Charales, Characeae). Phycologia 45: 417-421.

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