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Nitella comptonii J.Groves

Publication details
Nitella comptonii J.Groves 1922: 69, pl. 5

Published in: Groves, J. (1922). Charophyta. J.Linn. Soc. London 46(305): 69-70.

Publication date: 1922

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitella is Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella pseudoflabellata subsp. comptonii (J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella pseudoflabellata var. comptonii (J.Groves) Raam 2010

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Sakayama et al 2006: 417). Type: R.H. Compton; 1914; BM 000767159 (Sakayama et al 2006: 417).

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Key references
Casanova, M.T. (2009). An overview of Nitella in Australia (Characeae, Charophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 22: 192-218, 84 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Sakayama, H., Arai, S., Nozaki, H., Kasai, F. & Watanabe, M. (2006). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Nitella comptonii (Charales, Characeae). Phycologia 45: 417-421.

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References
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Sakayama, H., Arai, S., Nozaki, H., Kasai, F. & Watanabe, M. (2006). Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Nitella comptonii (Charales, Characeae). Phycologia 45: 417-421.

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