Nitella gracilis subsp. leptosoma var. nordstedtiana (H.Groves & J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1962
Nitella gracilis subsp. leptosoma var. nordstedtiana (H.Groves & J.Groves) R.D.Wood 1962: 21
Published in: Wood, R.D. (1962). New combinations and taxa in the revision of Characeae. Taxon 11: 7-25.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella confervacea (Brébisson) A.Braun ex Leonhardi
Subgenus Tieffallenia Section Gioallenia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
After the famous Swedish charologist dr. C.F.O. Nordstedt
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Source of current name
Gregor, T., Raabe, U. & Van Raam, J. (2012). Typification of Nitella gracilis (Sm.) C.Agardh var. confervacea Brébisson (= N. confervacea (Brébisson) A. Braun ex Leonhardi) with remarks on its nomenclatural history. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(4): 391-398.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2021.