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Nitella cristata A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella cristata A.Braun 1852: 706

Published in: Braun, A. (1853 '1852'). Characeae in: D.F.L. Schlechtendal: Plantae Müelleriana. Linnaea 25: 704-709.

Publication date: 1853

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Hyella Section Migularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella cristata var. cristata (A.Braun) M.B.Williams 1959
Nitella cristata f. cristata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella moorei J.Groves ex Filarszky 1837
Nitella breviteles M.B.Williams 1959

Nomenclatural notes
date: 1853 (INA). - (19 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Hyella: Migularia (Casanova, 2015). - (3 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania ad flumen South Esk River (1848 Stuart) (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Hb. Stuart. Tas. 219. Dec. 1848 (INA).

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Key references
Casanova, M.T. (2009). An overview of Nitella in Australia (Characeae, Charophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 22: 192-218, 84 figs, 2 tables.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Williams, M.B. (1959). A revision of Nitella cristata Braun (Characeaea) and its allies. Part II:. Taxonomy. Proceeding of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 84(3): 346-355.

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References
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Williams, M.B. (1959). A revision of Nitella cristata Braun (Characeaea) and its allies. Part II:. Taxonomy. Proceeding of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 84(3): 346-355.

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