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Nitella tenuissima var. batrachosperma (J.L.Thuillier) Kützing

Publication details
Nitella tenuissima var. batrachosperma (J.L.Thuillier) Kützing 1845: 256

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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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 Chara vulgaris Linnaeus

Basionym
Chara batrachosperma J.L.Thuillier

Type information
Type locality: [environs de Paris - in title of publication]; Hab. in aquis stagnantibilis (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: L. Herbarium Persoon (Gregor et al. 2012: 394 (table 1)). Notes: Lectotype: Specimen annotated by J.L. Thuillier as "Chara batrachosperma Thuillier" and by J.C. van Raam as "C. vulgaris" and "Type Chara batrachosperma Thuillier. 7/1996". July, August (Thuillier, 1799: 473).

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.

Taxonomic notes
a homotypic synonym of Chara batrachosperma Thuillier and the latter is a heterotypic synonym of Chara vulgaris Linnaeus (Gregor et al. 2012). - (22 Jan 2014) - Wendy Guiry

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
Gregor, T., Raabe, U. & Van Raam, J. (2012). Typification of Nitella gracilis (Sm.) C.Agardh var. confervacea Brébisson (= N. confervacea (Brébisson) A. Braun ex Leonhardi) with remarks on its nomenclatural history. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 391-398.

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Wendy Guiry 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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