Chara opaca C. ex Bruzelius 1824
Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh Oogonia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.
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Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius 1824: 16, 23
Published in: Bruzelius, A. (1824). Observationes in genus Charae, quae venia ampliss. Ord. Philos. Lund, respondente Eberhard Liljevalch. [Dissertation]. pp. -24. Londini Gothorum: Ex Officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh
Subgenus Nitella Section Nitella
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), darkened, dull, not shining, opaque (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Type locality: "Habitat in aquis quietis, in Scania non rara. Mense Julio fructum fert." (Bruzelius 1824: 17).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Created: 12 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2020.