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Chara hispida var. baltica (Bruzelius) R.D.Wood

Publication details
Chara hispida var. baltica (Bruzelius) R.D.Wood 1962: 9

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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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 baltica (C.J.Hartmann) Bruzelius

Basionym
Chara baltica (C.J.Hartmann) Bruzelius

Type information
Brackish water locality: Sweden: Øland: Boda hamn Lectotype: Dr. Christ. Stenhammar; 1816; S (

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Hartmania

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch [or seeming so] (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Chara hispida var. baltica C.J.Hartman, 1820. - (4 Feb 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a Brackish species.

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Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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Verified by: 19 April 2011 by Anders Langangen

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Urbaniak, J. & Combik, M. (2013). Genetic and morphological data fail to differentiate Chara intermedia from C. baltica, or C. polycantha and C. rudis from C. hispida. European Journal of Phycology 48(3): 253-259.

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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 15 November 2019.

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