Nitella acuminata var. capitulifera (T.F.Allen) K.Imahori
Nitella acuminata var. capitulifera (T.F.Allen) K.Imahori 1951: 212
Published in: Imahori, K. (1951). Studies on Charophyta in Formosa I.. Sci. Rep. Kanazawa Univ. 1(2): 201-221.
Publication date: 1951
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Nitella capitulifera T.F.Allen
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).
Nitella capitulifera T.F.Allen 1896
Nitella acuminata f. capitulifera (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1965
This is a freshwater species.
in ditches, rice-fields and small rivers. pH 6.2-6.3, with Chara benthamii, C. hydropitys and C. pseudo-hydropitys (Imahori 1951)
var. capitulifrea is distinguished from Nitella acuminata mainly by the decoration of the oospore-membrane, and the other characters are almost the same. (Imahori 1951).
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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