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Nitella acuminata var. mauritiana A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella acuminata var. mauritiana A.Braun in A.Braun & C.F.O.Nordstedt 1882: 35

Published in: Braun, A. & Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1883). Fragmente einer Monographie der Characeen von Hrn. A. Braun. Nach den hinterlassenen Manuscripten A. Braun's herausgegeben von Hrn. Dr. Otto Nordstedt. Abhandlungen der K├Âniglich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1882(1): 1-211, 7 pls.
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Publication date: before Aug 7 1883 [Smithsonian Stamp]

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 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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella acuminata f. mauritiana (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella mauritiana A.Braun 1868
Nitella mucronata f. mauritiana (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella furcata f. mauritiana (A.Braun) R.D.Wood 1965

Taxonomic notes
The species is named in Braun 1849 (Hookers Journal) but the name in nomen nudum. The species is described in Braun & Nordstedt 1882. - (26 Mar 2010) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Wood, R.D. (1965). A revision of the Characeae. First Part. Monograph of the Characeae. pp. i-xxiv, 1-904. Weinheim: Verlag von J.Cramer.

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