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Nitella formosa T.F.Allen

Publication details
Nitella formosa T.F.Allen 1893: 119

Published in: Liang,L.B. (1989). Some new taxa of Charophytes from Fujian, China. Journal of Fujian Teachers University (Nat. Sci.) 5: 78-85. [in Chinese]

Publication date: 1989

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 hyalina f. formosa (T.F.Allen) Raam

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Han, F.S. & Li, Y.Y. (1994). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus III Charophyta. pp. [1-vi], i-vi, 1-267, 189 figs. Beijing: Science Press.

Ling, Y.J., Xie, S.L. & Langangen, A. (2000). Charales of China. Nova Hedwigia 71(1-2): 69-94, 10 figs.

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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 22 January 2020.

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