Silva Center for Phycological Documentation: Index Nominum Algarum


The INA is a card file and online reporting system maintained at the Silva Center for Phycological Documentation of the University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley. It contains nearly 200,000 names of algae (in the broad sense). The BPU is a card file containing bibliographic references pertaining to algal taxonomy.
A working list of algal type specimens at UC is available here

Tabular display

Results from INA database

  1. Chara tenuissima Braun image
  2. Chara tenuissima Desvaux image
  3. Chara tenuissima var. americana Braun image
  4. Chara tenuissima var. batrachosperma (C. Agardh) Ganterer
  5. Chara tenuissima var. major Ganterer
  6. Chara tenuissima var. ramulosa Ganterer