Chara Linnaeus 1753 (stonewort)

Charophyceae - Charales - Characeae

Parent taxon: Charoideae according to J. Van Itterbeeck et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Collichara, Gobichara, Grovesichara, Maedleriella, Mesochara, Microchara, Nemegtichara, Neochara, Peckichara, Pseudolatochara, Sphaerochara, Stephanochara

Subtaxa: none

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), the United Kingdom (6)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Germany (1), India (1), United States (1: Nevada)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Indiana, Kansas)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Haiti (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (3), Turkey (1)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Germany (1), Libya (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Paleocene of China (1), Peru (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of United States (2: Colorado)

Total: 44 collections including 47 occurrences

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