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Taxonomy Detail

Order Scytothamnales

Scytothamnales A.F.Peters & M.N.Clayton, 1998: 376.

Type of name: Scytothamnaceae Womersley [now included in the Splachnidiaceae]

Source: Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Original publication: Peters, A.F. & Clayton, M.N. (1998). Molecular and morphological investigatins of three brown algal genera with stellate plastids: evidence for Scytothamnales ord. nov. (Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 37: 106-113, 7 figs, 3 tables.

Description:
Gametophyte large and parenchymatous, with intercalary growth; sporophyte small and filamentous, with apical growth; one or more stellate or axial plastids with pyrenoid; heteromorphic alternation of generations; anisogamous sexual reproduction Emend. T. Silberfeld, M.-F. Racault, R.L. Fletcher, A.F.Peters, F. Rousseau & B. de Reviers in Silberfeld et al. (2011: 376).

Key References
Silberfeld, T., Racault, M.-F.L.P., Fletcher, R.L., Couloux, A., Rousseau, F. & De Reviers, B. (2011). Systematics and evolutionary history of pyrenoid-bearing taxa in brown algae (Phaeophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 46(4): 361-377.

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

Peters, A.F. & Clayton, M.N. (1998). Molecular and morphological investigatins of three brown algal genera with stellate plastids: evidence for Scytothamnales ord. nov. (Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 37: 106-113, 7 figs, 3 tables.

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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 19 September 2018.

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