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Taxonomy Detail

Order Sporochnales

Sporochnales Sauvageau, 1926: 364.

Type of name: Sporochnaceae Greville, 1830

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: Sauvageau, C. (1926). Sur un nouveau d'alternance de génération chez les algues brunes: Les Sporochnales. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. 182: 351-364.

Description:
Gametophyte and larger sporophyte pseudoparenchymatous, with trichothallic growth; several scattered discoid plastids with no pyrenoid; heteromorphic alternation of generations; öogamous sexual reproduction.

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

Brostoff, W.N. (1984). Sporochnus dotyi sp. nov. (Sporochnales, Phaeophyta), a brown alga from Hawaii. Pacific Science 38: 177-181.

Motomura, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Sakai, Y. (1985). Life history and ultrastructure of Carpomitra cabrerae (Clemente) Kützing (Phaeophyta, Sporochnales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 33: 21-31.

Müller, D.G., Clayton, M.N. & Germann, I. (1985). Sexual reproduction and life history of Perithalia caudata (Sporochnales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 24: 467-473.

Sauvageau, C. (1926). Sur un nouveau d'alternance de génération chez les algues brunes: Les Sporochnales. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. 182: 351-364.

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.

Wynne, M.J. (2003). Sporochnus anomalus (Pallas) comb. nov. (Sporochnales, Phaeophyceae), the oldest available name for Sporochnus gaertnera C. Agardh. Cryptogamie, Algologie 24: 75-81.

Yee, N.R., Millar, A.J.K. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Sporochnales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 237-242. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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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 November 2018.

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