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Nitella terrestris M.O.P.Iyengar

Publication details
Nitella terrestris M.O.P.Iyengar 1958: 87, pls 1, 2

Published in: Iyengar, M.O.P. (1958). Nitella terrestris sp. nov. a terrestrial charophyte from South India. Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal 12: 85-90.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella terrestris var. minor P.M.Chacko 1966

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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References
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Chacko, P.M. (1966). A new variety of Nitella terrestris (var. minor var. nov.) from Kerala, S. India. Current Science 35: 630-631.
Iyengar, M.O.P. (1958). Nitella terrestris sp. nov. a terrestrial charophyte from South India. Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal 12: 85-90.

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