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Nitella capillaris f. longifolia A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella capillaris f. longifolia A.Braun in in Migula 1897 118

Published in: Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.
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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 Nitella capillaris (A.J.Krocker) J.Groves & G.R.Bullock-Webster

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Migula, [E.F.A.]W. (1889). Die Characeen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Unter Berücksichtigung aller Arten Europas. Mit zahlreichen in den Text gedruckten, auf alle Species beziehenden Abbildungen. In: Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage, Fünfter Band. Part 1. pp. [1]-64. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.

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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 16 October 2019.

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