Chara pulchella Wallroth 1815
Chara pulchella Wallroth 1815: 184, pl. II 
Published in: Wallroth, K.F.G. (1815). Annus botanicus, sive supplementum tertium ad Curti Sprengelii floram halensem. pp. [i]-xxx, -194, pls I-VI. Halae [Halle]: sumptibus Car. Aug. Kümmelii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara globularis Thuiller
Type locality: "In aquis stagnantibus argillaceis fossae cujusdam vor Nietleben und dem Chaufseehause linke" [Halle, germany] (Wallroth 1815: 184). Notes: "Lectotypus (hic designatus per T. Gregor, H. Schubert, Blindow & K. Weyer): Wallr., Annus Bot.: t. III. 1815" (Becker & al. 2015: 262).
Subgenus Chara Section Grovesia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine/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.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.