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Chara batrachosperma Weis, nom. illeg. 1770

Publication details
Chara batrachosperma Weis 1770: 33, fig. 1, nom. illeg.

Published in: Weis, F.G. (1770). Plantae cryptogamicae florae gottingensis collegit et descripsit D. Fridericus Guilielmus Weis. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-333, Index. Gottingae: Sumptibus viduvae Abr. Vandenhoeck.
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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 Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: superfluous, cited Conferva gelatinosa Linnaeus, 1753: 1635, in the protologue. - (23 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Gregor, T., Raabe, U. & Van Raam, J. (2012). Typification of Nitella gracilis (Sm.) C.Agardh var. confervacea Brébisson (= N. confervacea (Brébisson) A. Braun ex Leonhardi) with remarks on its nomenclatural history. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 391-398.

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