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Taxonomy Detail

Family Monostromataceae

Monostromataceae Kunieda, 1934: 106.

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: Kunieda, H. (1934). On the life-history of Monostroma. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy, Japan 10: 103-106.

Macroscopic organisms with blade-forming thalli, consisting of an expanded membrane of a single layer of cells. An intermediate filamentous phase is formed during the thallus ontogeny. Sexual life cycle includes the non-shell-boring Codiolum phase. Swarmers are released by cell wall dissolution.

Key References
Bast, F. (2015). Taxonomic reappraisal of Monostromataceae (Ulvophyceae: Chlorophyta) based on multi-locus phylogeny. Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography 70: 43-57, 7 figs.

Kunieda, H. (1934). On the life-history of Monostroma. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy, Japan 10: 103-106.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Arasaki, S. (1946). Studies on the swarmers and their development in Ulvaceae and Monostromataceae. Seibutu 1: 281-287.

Gallardo, T. & Alvarez, M. (1986). Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thur. (Chlorophyceae, Monostromataceae), en España. An. Jardin Bot. Madrid 42: 527-529.

Golden, L. & Garbary, D. (1984). Studies on Monostroma (Monostromataceae, Chlorophyta) in British Columbia with emphasis on spore release. Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 319-332, 41 figs.

Reis-Santos, R.P. (1992). Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin var. minima (Monostromataceae - Chlorophyta), ocorrência nova para a costa brasileira. Hoehna 19: 125-128.

Woolcott, G.W. & King, R.J. (1993). Taxonomy of Ulvaceae, Monostromataceae and Percursariaceae (Chlorophyta) in Australia. Korean Journal of Phycology 8(2): 121-144, 5 figs, 5 tables.

Yoshida, K. (1970). Studies on germling development and life-history in Ulvaceae and Monostromataceae. Publ. Sto Mar. Biol. Lab. 18: 243-273.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2019.

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