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Chara flaccida A.Braun

Publication details
Chara flaccida A.Braun 1849: 296

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Characeae Indiae orientalis et insularum maris pacifici; or characters and observations on the Characeae of the East Indian continent , Ceylon, Sunda Islands, Marians, and Sandwich islands. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 292-301.
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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 fibrosa C.Agardh ex Bruzelius

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charopsis Section Agardhia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concepts Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 291-297, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 19 August 2010 by Anders Langangen

Verified by: 10 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concept Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Austral. Syst. Botany 26: 291-297, 2 fig., 1 table.
Casanova, M.T. (2013). Review of the species concepts Chara fibrosa and C. flaccida (Characeae, Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 26: 291-297, 2 figs, 2 tables.

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