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Nitella leptosoma Nordstedt 1880

Publication details
Nitella leptosoma Nordstedt 1880: 17

Published in: Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1880). De algis et Characeis 2. Characeae Novae Zeelandiae. Acta Universitatis lundensis 16(4): 15-20.

Publication date: 1880

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 gracilis var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) R.D.Wood 1965
Nitella pseudoflabellata f. leptosoma (Nordstedt) R.D.Wood & R.Mason 1977
Nitella mucosa var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) Raam 2010

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitella leptosoma Nordstedt)
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Casanova 2009), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957).

(as Nitella gracilis var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) R.D.Wood)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

(as Nitella mucosa var. leptosoma (Nordstedt) Raam)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Raam 2010), Tasmania (Raam 2010).

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

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