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Nitella acuminata var. [subglomerata] f. subspicata (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood, nom. rejic.

Publication details
Nitella acuminata var. [subglomerata] f. subspicata (T.F.Allen) R.D.Wood 1962: 16, nom. rejic.

Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella subglomerata var. subspicata (T.F.Allen) Raam

Nitella subspicata T.F.Allen

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).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
This taxon designed by R.D. Wood in 1962 includes four of Allen's species, Nitella subspicata (monoecious) and the dioecious species N. missouriensis, N. occidentalis and N. blankinshipii. The dioeciouis species have been renamed to Nitella blakinshipii and Nitella blankinshipii var. missouriensis and var. occidentalas. This taxon has no modern accepted name. - (27 Mar 2010) -

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.

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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 24 January 2020.

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