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Nitella clavata Kützing

Publication details
Nitella clavata Kützing 1849: 518

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 Brownia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitella clavata f. typica Spegazzini
Nitella clavata f. typica C.Spegazzini 1849
Nitella clavata var. laguroides C.Spegazzini 1883

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: in Brasilia (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Sellow; (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Bueno, N.C., Prado, J.F., Meurer, T. & Bicudo, C.E. de M. (2016). Nitella (Streptophyta, Characeae) from southern Brazil. Iheringia Serie Botânica 71(2): 132-154, 12 figs.

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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