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Nitella leonhardii R.D.Wood 1952

Publication details
Nitella leonhardii R.D.Wood 1952: 333

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1952). The Characeae, 1951.. The Botanical Review 18(5): 317-353.

Publication date: 1952

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella leptostachys var. leonhardii (R.D.Wood) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella leonhardii f. leonhardii R.D.Wood & R.Mason 1977

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella interrupta A.Braun 1863
Nitella leonhardii f. intermedia R.D.Wood & R.Mason 1977

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
see Nitella interrupta Braun

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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