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Nitella sublucens T.F.Allen

Publication details
Nitella sublucens T.F.Allen 1895: 70

Published in: Allen, T.F. (1895). Japanese Characeae - II. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 22(2): 68-71.

Publication date: 1895

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 Tieffallenia Section Persoonia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella translucens subsp. sublucens (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Habitat
Monoecious, to 30 cm high. Green to dark green. Axes to 1 mm broad, internodes 1-2 X longer than sterile branchlets. Fertile branchlets in small heads, short --- more--

Key characteristics
Differ from N. translucens by its smaller size, and especially the much smaller oospore (and its locality)(Allen 1895)

Similar species
Nitella translucens (Pers.) Ag.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

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