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Taxonomy Detail

Order Colaconematales

Colaconematales J.T.Harper & G.W.Saunders, 2002: 471.

Type of name: Colaconema

Source: Kamiya, M., Lindstrom, S.C., Nakayama, T., Yokoyama, A., Lin, S.-M., Guiry, M.D., Gurgel, F.D.G., Huisman, J.M., Kitayama, T., Suzuki, M., Cho, T.O. & Frey, W. (2017). Rhodophyta. In: Syllabus of Plant Families, 13th ed. Part 2/2 Photoautotrophic eukaryotic Algae. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. [i]-xii, [1]-171. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Original publication: Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). A re-classification of the Acrochaetiales based on molecular and morphological data, and establishment of the Colaconematales, ord. nov.. British Phycological Journal 37: 463-475.

Comments:
Marine algae composed of monosiphonous simple or branched filaments; cells containing one to several parietal plastids of varying shape (lobed to spiral to irregular, but never stellate), with or without pyrenoids; asexual reproduction primarily by monosporangia; possessing a triphasic life history.

Key References
Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). A re-classification of the Acrochaetiales based on molecular and morphological data, and establishment of the Colaconematales, ord. nov.. British Phycological Journal 37: 463-475.

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

Furnari, G. & Cormaci, M. (2016). Nomenclatural and taxonomic observations on ‘Callithamnion codii’ (Rhodophyta: Colaconematales). Webbia 71: 241-244.

Hwang, I.-K. & Kim, H.-S. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 2. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae: Acrochaetiales, Colaconematales, Palmariales, Nemaliales. Nemalian red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-111, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Santos, A.A. dos & Moura, W. do N. (2010). Nova combinação em Colaconema (Colaconematales, Rhodophyta) e adição à flora de macroalgal marhiha do Nordeste do Brasil. Rodriguésia 61(Suppl.): S73-S77.

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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 23 September 2018.

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