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Chara capillacea Thuillier 1799

Publication details
Chara capillacea Thuillier 1799: 474

Published in: Thuillier, J.L. (Ann VII [1799]). Flore des environs de Paris, ou, Distribution méthodique des plantes qui y croissent naturellement, Faite d'après le systême de Linnée: avec le nom et la description de chacune et latin et in françoise; l'indications de leur lieu natal, de leur durée, du temps de leur florasion, de la coluleur de leurs fleurs, et al citation de Auteurs qui les ont le mieux décrites ou en ont donées les meilleures figures. Nouvelle édition: revuew corrigée et considérablement augumentée [éd. 2]. pp. 1-595. Paris: Chez l'Auteur et H.L. Perronneau.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara globularis Thuiller

Type information
Type locality: Hab. in aquis stagnantibilis [environs de Paris] (Thuillier 1799: 474).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia

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

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
Sakayama, H., Kasai, F., Nozaki, H., Watanabe, M.M., Kawachi, M. Shigyo, M., Nishihiro, J., Washitani, I., Krienitz, L. & Ito, M. (2009). Taxonomic reexamination of Chara globularis (Charales, Charophyceae) from Japan based on oospore morphology and rbcL gene sequences, and the description of C. leptospora sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 45(4): 917-927.

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