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Chara capillacea Hartman 1846

Publication details
Chara capillacea Hartman 1846: v

Published in: Hartman, C.J. (1846). Svensk och norsk excursions-flora: Phanerogamer och Ormbunkar. pp. i-xvi, 1-191. Stockhlom: Z. Hæggström.
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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 Chara globularis Thuiller

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Chara Section Chara

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
May represent Chara aspera Willdenow (Blümel, 2004: 263).

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Blümer, C. (2004). Taxonomy and nomenclature. In: Charophytes of the Baltic Sea. (Schubert, H & Blindow, I. Eds), pp. 261-284.

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