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Chara australis f. stuartiana (F.Müller ex Kützing) J.S.Zaneveld 1940

Publication details
Chara australis f. stuartiana (F.Müller ex Kützing) J.S.Zaneveld 1940: 126 (as 'var. nobilis f. stuartiana' )

Published in: Zaneveld, J.S. (1941). The Charophyta of Malaysia and adjacent countries. Blumea 4: 1-223, 21 figs.
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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 stuartiana (F.Müller ex Kützing) M.T.Casanova & K.T.Karol

Basionym
Nitella stuartiana F.Müller ex Kützing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Protochara Section Protochara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Branchlets swollen and short, number of segments reduced. Extremely robust, extraordinarily swollen. Dioecious.

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
Casanova, M.T. & Karol, K.G. (2014). A revision of Chara sect. Protochara, comb. et stat. nov. (Characeae: Charophyceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 23-37.

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