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Nitella heterophylla (A.Braun) A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella heterophylla (A.Braun) A.Braun 1849: 198

Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Charae australes antarcticae, or characters and observations on the Characeae of Australia and the southern circumpolar regions. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 193-203.
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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.

Basionym
Chara heterophylla A. Braun

Type information
Type locality: Adams River, Grantham (Silva 1996-to date). Type: March 1841; Herb. Preiss 1876 (Silva 1996-to date

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves of different kinds.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chara heterophylla A. Braun 1843
Nitella lhotzkyi f. heterophylla (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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