Nitella microphylla A.Braun
Nitella microphylla A.Braun 1849: 196
Published in: Braun, A. (1849). Charae australes antarcticae, or characters and observations on the Characeae of Australia and the southern circumpolar regions. Hooker's Journal of Botany & Kew Garden Miscellany 1: 193-203.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small-leaved, little-leaved (Stearn 1973).
Nitella subtilissima f. microphylla (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella subtilissima var. microphylla (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1972
Combination also proposed by Kützing in Reichenbach, 1832:843, with basionym Caulinia microphylla Balbis & Nocca, 1821:163; pl. 16 - (17 Feb 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Raam, J.C van (2010). R.D. Wood's "Synopsis of the Characeae" adapted and modified. CD, privately distributed by the author in anticipation of publication..
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