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Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius 1824

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Tribe Chareae
Genus Chara

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Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Branch of a male plant. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Red-cyan anaglyph of a branch of a male plant. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Branch of male plant. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Red-cyan anaglyph of antheridia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Close view of antheridia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Male plant in-situ. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Red-cyan anaglyph of antheridia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Antheridia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Oogonia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chara opaca C.Agardh ex Bruzelius
Red-cyan anaglyph of oogonia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh Oogonia in dark-field illumination. Lough Gouragh, Co Kerry, Ireland,.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
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. [1]-24. Londini Gothorum: Ex Officina Berlingiana.
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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 Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitella Section Nitella

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), darkened, dull, not shining, opaque (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Type information
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, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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