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Nitella mucosa var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) Raam, nom. inval. 2010

Publication details
Nitella mucosa var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) Raam 2010, nom. inval.

Published in: Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distributed by the author in anticipation of publication..

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 leptosoma Nordstedt

Basionym
Nitella leptosoma Nordstedt

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tirffallenia Section Gioallenia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella gracilis subsp. leptosoma (Nordstedt) R.D.Wood 1962

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: not effectively published (Art. 29). - (29 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitella gracilis subsp. leptosoma (Nordstedt) R.D.Wood)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Nitella mucosa var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) Raam)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Raam 2010), Tasmania (Raam 2010).

Source of current name
Casanova, M.T. (2009). An overview of Nitella in Australia (Characeae, Charophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 22: 192-218, 84 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 09 April 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 29 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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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 September 2020.

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