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Nitella stellaris T.F.Allen

Publication details
Nitella stellaris T.F.Allen 1896: 534, pl. 285

Published in: Allen, T.F. (1896). New species of Nitella belonging to the monoecious Acuminata group, with a review of the allied species. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 23(12): 534-536, pl. 285, 286.

Publication date: 1896

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella acuminata f. stellaris (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella acuminata var. diffusa R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Axea stouts, to 1200u in diameter

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Verified by: 23 November 2011 by Anders Langangen

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Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.

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