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Nitella gelatinifera R.D.Wood

Publication details
Nitella gelatinifera R.D.Wood in R.D.Wood & Imahori 1965: 774

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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 Hyella

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chara gelatinosa A.Braun 1843
Nitella gelatinosa A.Braun 1843
Nitella gelatinosa f. opaca A.Braun 1852
Nitella gelatinosa var. cladostachya A.Braun 1852
Nitella gelatinosa var. cryptostachya A.Braun 1852
Nitella gelatinosa var. podostachya A.Braun 1852
Nitella gelatinosa var. podystachya Braun, A. 1852
Nitella gelatinosa var. opaca A.Braun 1880
Nitella gelatinosa f. major A.Braun 1882
Nitella gelatinosa f. minor A.Braun 1882
Nitella tasmanica subsp. gelatinifera R.D.Wood 1964
Nitella tasmanica var. cladostachya R.D.Wood 1965
Nitella tasmanica subsp. [gelatinifera] var. cryptostachya (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965
Nitella tasmanica subsp. [tasmanica] var. gelatinifera R.D.Wood 1972
Nitella tasmanica subsp. [gelatinifera] f. zonata R.D.Wood 1972
Nitella tasmanica subsp. [gelatinifera] f. tenuis R.D.Wood 1972
Nitella gelatinifera var. gelatinifera R.D.Wood 1995

Taxonomic notes
Hyella: Hyella (Casanova, 2015). - (2 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Raam, J.C. van (1995). The Characeae of Tasmania. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 110: 1-50, 30 figs, 2 tables.

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