Nitella polycephala (A.Braun) Kützing
Nitella polycephala (A.Braun) Kützing 1857: 13, pl. 31
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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: in stagnis prope Yarra flumen (Melbourne) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: von Mueller; Oct. 1852; see above. (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with many heads.
Nitella gelatinosa var. polycephala A.Braun 1852
Nitella polycephala A. Braun in Hb. Sonder 1857: 13, pl. 31, fig. I; Neu-Holland: Mueller (INA). - (2 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.
Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 July 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 January 2020.