Nitella penicillata A.Braun
Nitella penicillata A.Braun 1849: 196
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Decandollea
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
Nitella gunnii var. penicillata (A.Braun) A.Braun 1857
Nitella gracilis var. penicillata (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella gunnii A.Braun 1857
Nitella penicillata var. minutula A.Braun & Nordstedt 1882
Tieffallenia: Gioallenia (Casanova, 2015). - (2 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Tasmania (Silva 1996-to date). Type: herb. Hooker Gunn, 1832, no. 1002 (Silva 1996-to date
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 (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distributed by the author in anticipation of publication..
Raam, J.C. van (1995). The Characeae of Tasmania. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 110: 1-50, 30 figs, 2 tables.
Wood, R.D. (1972). Characeae of Australia. Nova Hedwigia 22: 1-120.
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