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Nitella tenuissima var. americana A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella tenuissima var. americana A.Braun 1845: 264

Published in: Braun, A. (1845). Characeae in Engelmann & Gray, Plantae Lindheimerianae. Boston J. Nat. History 5(2): 264.

Publication date: 1845

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 tenuissima (Desvaux) K├╝tzing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

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
Allen, T.F. (1888). The Characeae of America plates.. pp. [1]-14, pls I-VI. Boston: S.E. Cassino, Publisher.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 December 2011 by Anders Langangen

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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 19 October 2019.

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