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Nitella acuminata var. [acuminata] f. belangeri (A.Braun) R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella acuminata var. [acuminata] f. belangeri (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965: 408

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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 acuminata var. belangeri A.Braun

Basionym
Nitella acuminata var. belangeri A.Braun

Type information
Type locality: near Gengu, coast of Coromandel (Silva 1996-to date).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

Eponomy
Named for Charles Paulus BĂ©langer (1805 - 1881), French botanist and explorer.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2020.

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