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Family Corynocystaceae

Corynocystaceae Kraft in Saunders, Chiovitti, & Kraft, 2004: 64.

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: Saunders, G.W., Chiovitti, A. & Kraft, G.T. (2004). Small-subunit rRNA gene sequences from representatives of selected families of the Gigartinales and Rhodymeniales (Rhodophyta). 3. Recognizing the Gigartinales sensu stricto. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 43-74.

Thallus prostrate. Structure multiaxial, with a filamentous medulla and a cortex of narrow anticlinal widely separated pseudodichotomous filaments, the intervening inner-cortical spaces filled with longitudinally running rhizoids and rhizines; secondary pit connections present in the inner cortex. Gametophytes monoecious, dioecious or possibly protandrous. Spermatangia forming in broad subterminal and submarginal sori. Carpogonial branches straight, 3- or 4-celled, borne singly on undifferentiated inner-cortical supporting cells. Auxiliary cells and early gonimoblast stages unknown. Mature cystocarps thick-walled, ostiolate, hollow; carposporophytes lining inner surfaces of the cystocarp cavity; gonimoblast filaments growing centripetally, producing solitary terminal carposporangia. Tetrasporophytes unknown.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.

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