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Chara furcata W.Roxburgh ex A.Bruzelius 1824

Publication details
Chara furcata W.Roxburgh ex A.Bruzelius 1824: 22

Published in: Bruzelius, A. (1824). Observationes in genus Charae, quae venia ampliss. Ord. Philos. Lund, respondente Eberhard Liljevalch. [Dissertation]. pp. [1]-24. Londini Gothorum: Ex Officina Berlingiana.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chara is Chara vulgaris Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella furcata (C.Roxburgh ex A.Bruzelius) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Tieffallenia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: In aquis Indiae orientalis (Index Nominum Algarum).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Amici, G.B. (1827). Descrizione di alcune specie nuove di Charaed ossevazioni microscopiche sulle medesime. Mem. Accad. Sci. Lett. Arti Modena 1: 199-221, pls 1-5.

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Anders Langangen in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2020.

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