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Taxonomy Detail

Order Desmarestiales

Desmarestiales Setchell & Gardner, 1925: 554.

Source: Adl, S.M., Simpson, A.G.B., Farmer, M.A., Andersen, R.A., Anderson, O.R., Barta, J.R., Bowser, S.S., Brugerolle, G., Fensome, R.A., Fredericq, S., James, T.Y., Karpov, S., Kugrens, P., Krug, J., Lane, C.E., Lewis, L.A., Lodge, J., Lynn, D.H., Mann, D.G., McCourt, R.M., Mendoza, L., Moestrup, Ø., Mozley-Standridge, S.E., Nerad, T.A., Shearer, C.A., Smirnov, A.V., Speigel, F.W. & Taylor, M.F.J.R. (2005). The new higher level classification of eukaryotes with emphasis on the taxonomy of protists. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 52: 399-451.

Original publication: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1925). The marine algae of the Pacific coast of North America. Part III. Melanophyceae. University of California Publications in Botany 8: 383-898, Plates 34-107.

Description:
Gametophytes small and filamentous, sporophytes larger and pseudoparenchymatous; several scattered discoid plastids with no pyrenoid; trichothallic growth; heteromorphic life cycle; öogamous sexual reproduction

Key References
Adl, S.M., Simpson, A.G.B., Farmer, M.A., Andersen, R.A., Anderson, O.R., Barta, J.R., Bowser, S.S., Brugerolle, G., Fensome, R.A., Fredericq, S., James, T.Y., Karpov, S., Kugrens, P., Krug, J., Lane, C.E., Lewis, L.A., Lodge, J., Lynn, D.H., Mann, D.G., McCourt, R.M., Mendoza, L., Moestrup, Ø., Mozley-Standridge, S.E., Nerad, T.A., Shearer, C.A., Smirnov, A.V., Speigel, F.W. & Taylor, M.F.J.R. (2005). The new higher level classification of eukaryotes with emphasis on the taxonomy of protists. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 52: 399-451.

Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1925). The marine algae of the Pacific coast of North America. Part III. Melanophyceae. University of California Publications in Botany 8: 383-898, Plates 34-107.

Silberfeld, T., Rousseau, F. & Reviers, B. de (2014). An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 117-156.

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

Anderson, R.J. (1982). The life history of Desmarestia firma (C. Ag.) Skottsb. (Phaeophyceae, Desmarestiales). Phycologia 21: 316-322, 17 figs.

Anderson, R.J. (1985). Morphological and taxonomic relationships among branched, ligulate members of the genus Desmarestia (Phaeophyceae, Desmarestiales), with particular reference to South Africa D. firma. Canadian Journal of Botany 63: 437-447.

Asensi, A. O. & Gonçalves Carralves, M. (1972). Una nueva especie de alga parda: Desmarestia patagonica Asensi sp. Nov. (Phaeophyta, Desmarestiales). Darwiniana 17: 378-383.

Chapman, A.R.O. (1972). Species delimitation in the filiform, oppositely branched members of the genus Desmarestia Lamour (Phaeophyceae, Desmarestiales) in the northern hemisphere. Phycologia 11: 225-231.

Clayton, M.N. & Wiencke, C. (1990). The anatomy, life-history and development of the Antarctic brown alga Phaeurus antarcticus (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 29: 303-315, 35 figs.

Drew, E.A. & Hastings, R.M. (1992). A year-round ecophysiological study of Himantothallus grandifolius (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyta) at Signy Island, Antarctica. Phycologia 31: 262-277, 9 figs, 3 tables.

Lee, J.W. & Hwang, I.K. (2010). Dictyotales, Desmarestiales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 19-69. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Lee, S.-R. & Lee, E.-Y. (2018). Desmarestia japonica subsp. angustifolia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae), a new subspecies from Korea. Phytotaxa 365(1): 89-95, 3 figs, 3 tables.

Moe, R.L. & Silva, P.C. (1981). Morphology and taxonomy of Himantothallus (including Phaeoglossum and Phyllogigas), an Antarctic member of the Desmarestiales (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 17: 15-29.

Moe, R.L. & Silva, P.C. (1989). Desmarestia antarctica (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae), a new ligulate Antarctic species with an endophytic gametophyte. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 273-283.

Müller, D.G. & Meel, H. (1982). Culture studies on the life-history of Arthrocladia villosa (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae). British Phycological Journal 17: 419-425.

Tan, I.H. & Druehl, L.D. (1996). A ribosomal DNA phylogeny supports the close evolutionary relationships among the Sporochnales, Desmarestiales and Laminariales (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 32: 112-118.

Wiencke, C. & Clayton, M.N. (1990). Sexual reproduction, life history and early development in culture of the Antarctic brown alga Himantothallus grandifolius (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 29: 9-18, 28 figs.

Yang, E.C., Peters, A.F., Kawai, H., Stern, R., Hanyuda, T., Bárbara, I., Müller, D.G., Strittmatter, M., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Küpper, F.C. (2014). Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata. Journal of Phycology 50(1): 149-166.

Yang, E.C., Peters, A.F., Kawai, H., Stern, R., Hanyuda, T., Bárbara, I., Müller, D.G., Strittmatter, M., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Küpper, F.C. (2014). [Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata] Corrigendum. Journal of Phycology 50(4): 771.

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