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Taxonomy Detail

Family Kornmanniaceae

Kornmanniaceae L.Golden & K.M.Cole 1986.

Type of name: Kornmannia Bliding

Source: Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Original publication: Golden, L. & Cole, K.M. (1986). Studies on the green alga Kornmannia (Kornmanniaceae fam. nov., Ulotrichales) in British Columbia. Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 263-274.

Description:
Morphologically dissimilar organisms with filamentous, tubular or blade-forming thalli, free-living or attached to various substrates, endophytic or shell-boring. Chloroplast single, parietal or stellate, with or without pyrenoid. Life history isomorphic or heteromorphic, diplohaplontic. Asexual reproduction by biflagellate or quadriflagellate zoospores. Sexual reproduction by biflagellate isogametes or anisogametes formed by unisexual or bisexual thalli, often parthenogenetic. The majority of genera and species occur in marine habitats.

Key References
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

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

Golden, L. & Cole, K.M. (1986). Studies on the green alga Kornmannia (Kornmanniaceae fam. nov., Ulotrichales) in British Columbia. Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 263-274.

Lindstrom, S.C., Hanic, L.A. & Golden, L. (2006). Studies of the green alga Percursaria dawsonii (=Blidingia dawsonii comb. nov., Kornmanniaceae, Ulvales) in British Columbia. Phycological Research 54(1): 40-56, 3 tables, 19 figs.

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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 26 September 2018.

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