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Nitella grandis A.Braun ex Kützing

Publication details
Nitella grandis A.Braun ex Kützing 1857: 14, pl. 37: fig.II

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1857). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VII pp. i-ii, 1-40, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Persoonia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), large.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara grandis A.Braun 1843
Nitella tricuspis var. grandis (A.Braun ex Kützing) A.Braun 1868

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chara grandis A.Braun)
Africa: South Africa (Wood 1965).

(as Nitella grandis A.Braun ex Kützing)
Africa: South Africa (Raam 2010).

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Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.

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