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Nitella spiciformis H.Morioka

Publication details
Nitella spiciformis H.Morioka 1941: 63-64, fig. 5

Published in: Morioka, H. (1941). Charophyta Japonica (II).. J. Jap. Bot. 17(2): 57-70.

Publication date: 1941

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 morongii var. spiciformis (H.Morioka) K.Imahori 1957
Nitella gracilis var. spiciformis (H.Morioka) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella gracilis f. spiciformis (H.Morioka) R.D.Wood 1965

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Hondo: Tokyo (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Morioka 31; 22. ix. 1939; (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Imahori, K. (1954). Ecology, Phytogeography and Taxonomy of Japanese Charophyta. pp. 234, 66 fig., 41 pl...

Sakayama, H., Hara, Y., Arai, S., Sato, H. & Nozaki, H. (2004). Phylogenetic analyses of Nitella subgenus Tieffallenia (Charales, Charophyceae) using nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences. Phycologia 43: 672-681.

Sakayama, H., Miyaji, K., Nagumo, T., Kato, M., Hara, Y. & Nozaki, H. (2005). Taxonomic reexamination of 17 species of Nitella subgenus Tieffallenia (Charales, Charophyceae) based on internal morphology of the oospore wall and multiple DNA marker sequences. Journal of Phycology 41: 195-211.

Sakayama, H., Nozaki, H., Kasaki, H. & Hara, Y. (2002). Taxonomic re-examination of Nitella from Japan, based on microscopical studies of oospore wall ornamentation and rbcL gene sequences. Phycologia 41: 397-408.

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