Definition of Genus Chara
1. Noun. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Characeae, Family Characeae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chara
Literary usage of Genus Chara
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1. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1832)
"On the Fructification of the genus Chara. By the Rev. JS HENSLOW, AM, King's Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge. Sir, ALLOW me, through the ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"The genus Chara certainly goes back to the ... Taken along with the Knowlton oogonia which were simply ascribed to the genus Chara, they constitute a valid ..."
3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"The genus Chara may be divided into Chara, in the stricter sense, in which the antheridium takes the place of one of the little ..."
4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1828)
"On tiie Organization of the genus Chara.—There was read to the Académie des Sciences of Paris, on the 21st July 1828, a letter from M. Raspail, ..."