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Taxonomy Detail

Family Areschougiaceae

Areschougiaceae J.Agardh, 1876: 246, 273.

Type of name: Areschougia Harvey, 1855

Source: Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Original publication: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

Nomenclatural notes:

Named for Johan Erhard Areschoug (1811-1887), professor of botany at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

Key References
Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Bacic, A., Craik, D.J., Munro, S.L.A. & Liao, M.-L. (1998). Carrageenans from Australian representatives of the Family Cystocloniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta), with description of Calliblepharis celatospora sp. nov., and transfer of Austroclonium to the Family Areschougiaceae. Journal of Phycology 34: 515-535, 27 figs, 6 tables.

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

Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Bacic, A., Craik, D.J. & Liao, M.-L. (2001). Chemistry, properties and phylogenetic implications of the methylated carrageenans from the red algae of the genus Areschougia (Areschougiaceae, Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 37: 1127-1137.

Loureiro, R.R., Reis, R.P. & Critchley, A.T. (2010). In vitro cultivation of three Kappaphycus alvarezii (Rhodophyta, Areschougiaceae) variants (green, red and brown) exposed to a commercial extract of the brown alga Ascophyllum nodosum (Fucaceae, Ochrophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 22: 101-104.

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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 23 March 2019.

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