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Nitella mucronata var. gracillima J.Groves & Bullock-Webster

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Charophyceae
Order Charales
Family Characeae
Genus Nitella


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Nitella mucronata var. gracillima J.Groves & Bullock-Webster
Northampton River Nene, UK, collected by Natalie Hueber.. 06 Apr 2005. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


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Nitella mucronata var. gracillima J.Groves & Bullock-Webster Northampton River Nene, UK, collected by Natalie Hueber.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Nitella mucronata var. gracillima J.Groves & Bullock-Webster 1917: 324

Published in: Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1917). Nitella mucronata in Glocestershire. J.Bot. LV: 323-324.

Publication date: 1917

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 Tieffallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending in a short, sharp point.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bryant, J.A. & Stewart, N.F. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Charales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 742-765. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Groves, J. & Bullock-Webster, G.R. (1920). The British Charophyta. I. Nitelleae. pp. 141. London: The Ray Society.

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