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Corallina chara Lamarck 1815

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina chara Lamarck
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Corallina chara Lamarck
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Batrachospermum australicum Kützing ex Entwisle & Foard

Metagoniolithon chara (Lamarck) Ducker Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Corallina chara Lamarck 1815: 240

Published in: Lamarck, J.B. de (1815). Suite et fin des polypiers corticiferes. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Paris 2: 227-240.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Metagoniolithon chara (Lamarck) Ducker

Type information
Type locality: "Habite ... les mers de la Nouvelle-Hollande? Péron et Lesueur. Ma Collection." (Lamarck 1815: 240). Holotype: Péron & Lessueur; PC (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 323). Notes: Probably from Rottnest I. (or Shark Bay), Western Australia (Womersly & Johansen in Womersley 1996).

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

General environment
This is a marine 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
Ducker, S.C. (1979). The genus Metagoniolithon Weber-van Bosse (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 67-101, 15 figs.

Created: 30 May 2001 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 14 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Moriyasu, Y. & Malek, L. (2004). Purification and characterization of the 20S proteasome from the alga Chara corallina (Charophyceae). Journal of Phycology 40: 333-340.
Moriyasu, Y. & Wayne, R. (2004). A novel calcium-activated protease in Chara corallina. European Journal of Phycology 39: 57-66.
Tyree, M.T., Fischer, R.A. & Dainty, J. (1974). A quantitative investigation of symplastic transport in Chara corallina. II. The symplastic transport of chloride. Canadian Journal of Botany 52: 1325-1334.

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