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CHARACEAE S.F. gray, 1821 (stoneworts)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Chara globularis s.l. Thuill. (fragile stonewort) Species aggregate  
Chara globularis s.s. Thuill. (Fragile Stonewort)
Chara hispida s.l. (bristly stonewort) Species aggregate  
Chara hispida s.s. L. (Bristly Stonewort)
Shoot tip with chalky covering removed
Chara vulgaris L. (Common Stonewort)
Chara vulgaris var. vulgaris (Common Stonewort), eg: Chara vulgaris var. vulgaris (Common Stonewort) - Plants
Nitella C.Agardh (a genus of stoneworts)
Genus 2 ident refs
Tolypella (A.Braun) A.Braun (a genus of stoneworts) Genus 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Allen, G.O., 1950 British Stoneworts (Charophyta)
Brightman, F.H. & Nicholson, B.E., 1966 The Oxford Book of Flowerless Plants
Lansdown R.V. & Pankhurst T.J. Field Guide to the Identification of Difficult Aquatic Plants of the New Forest
Moore, J.A., 1986 Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland
Mouronval, J.B., Baudouin, S., Borel, N., Soulie-Marsche, I., Klesczewski, M. & Grillas, P., 2015 Guide des Characées de France méditerranéenne

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to CHARACEAE (stoneworts)

CHARACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(stoneworts and other charaphycean algae, charophytes)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 9 feeding and other relationships of CHARACEAE (stoneworts)

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