Nitella australis (R. ) Kützing
Nitella australis (R.Brown) Kützing 1857: 11
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1857). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VII pp. i-ii, 1-40, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chara corallina Klein ex C.L.Willdenow
Chara australis R.Brown
Type locality: tropical Australia; Port Jackson (Silva 1996-to date).
Subgenus Protochara Section Protochara
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.
Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 December 2010 by Anders Langangen
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Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.