Ignatiaceae Leliaert & Škaloud in Škaloud et al., 2018: 168.
Original publication: 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, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Unattached unicellular algae, undergoing vegetative cell division to form irregular tetrad aggregations of two to eight daughter cells within a parent cell wall (Ignatius), or unicellular algae attached to the substrate by a mucilaginous pad or short but distinct stipe (Pseudocharacium). Asexual reproduction by quadriflagellate zoospores. Sexual reproduction unknown. Quadriflagellate zoospores without cell wall or scales, with upper basal bodies displaced counterclockwise and not overlapping with each other, and lower basal bodies directly opposed or slightly offset clockwise.
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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 22 September 2018.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:164525