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Nitella gracilis var. africana (A.Braun) A.Braun

Publication details
Nitella gracilis var. africana (A.Braun) A.Braun 1868: 885

Published in: Braun, A. (1868). Die Characeen Afrika's. Monatsberichte der Königlich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Berlin 1867: 873-944.
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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 africana (A.Braun) Kützing

Basionym
Chara africana A.Braun

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tieffallania Section Geoallenia

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

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

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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