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Chara hispida var. major C.J.Hartman 1820

Publication details
Chara hispida var. major C.J.Hartman 1820: 376

Published in: Hartman, C.J. (1820). Handbok i Skandinaviens flora, innefattande sveriges och norriges vexter, till och med mossorna: Med inledning, af handlande grunderna for botanikens studium, samt tvanne plancher. pp. 1-32, i- lxiii, 1-488, 12 leaves : ill.,, 2 folded pl.. Stockholm: Z. Haeggstrom.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara hispida Linnaeus

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Hartmania

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch [or seeming so] (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
C. hispida var major (Hartman) Wood (Muller et al., 2017). - (13 Oct 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Moore, J.A. (1986). Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 5. Illustrated by Margaret Tebbs. Distribution maps prepared by Dorothy Green. pp. [i-ii], 1-140, 26 figs, 17 maps. London: Botanical Society of the British Isles.

Muller, S, D., Rhazi, L. & Soulie-Märsche, I. (2017). Diversity and distribution of Characeae in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Crytogamie Algologie 38(3): 201-251.

Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.

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