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Taxonomy Detail

Family Cloniophoraceae

Cloniophoraceae A.L.Carlile, C.J.O'Kelly & A.R.Sherwood, 2011: 1385.

Type of name: Cloniophora

Source: Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Original publication: Carlile, A.L., O'Kelly, C.J. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). The green algal genus Cloniophora represents a novel lineage in the Ulvales: a proposal for Cloniophoraceae fam. nov.. Journal of Phycology 47(6): 1379-1387.

Description:
Branched, uniseriate filaments consisting of erect main filaments attached basally by abundant rhizoids, and irregularly arranged secondary branches. Terminal cells conical or with blunt tip. Cells uninucleate, cylindrical, inflated or capitate, possessing one large parietal chloroplast with one to several pyrenoids. Asexual reproduction by biflagellate zoospores produced by cells of secondary branches. Sexual reproduction unknown.

Key References
Carlile, A.L., O'Kelly, C.J. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). The green algal genus Cloniophora represents a novel lineage in the Ulvales: a proposal for Cloniophoraceae fam. nov.. Journal of Phycology 47(6): 1379-1387.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2018.

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