Chara fibrosa brevibracteata Kasaki (1964)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chara benthamii var. brevibracteata Kasaki (1964)


Conservation Status

Extinct (Watanabe et al., 2005) if taxonomically valid (Guiry in Guiry & Guiry, 2018).



Lake Ikeda, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kasaki, H. (1964). The Charophyta from the lakes of Japan. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 27: 215-314.


Other references:

M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 September 2023

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Watanabe, M. M., Nozaki, H., Kasaki, H., Sano, S., Katon, N., Omori, Y. and Nohara, S. (2005). Threatened states of the Charales in the lakes of Japan, pp. 217-236. In: Kasai, K. and Watanabe, M. M. (eds). Algal Culture Collections and the Environment. Tokyo: Tokai University Press. 248 pp.


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