Nitella stellaris T.F.Allen
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
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Nitella acuminata f. stellaris (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1965
Nitella acuminata var. diffusa R.D.Wood 1962
This is a freshwater species.
Axea stouts, to 1200u in diameter
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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.