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Family Pterocladiaceae

Pterocladiaceae G.P.Felicini & Perrone in Perrone, G.P.Felicini & Bottalico, 2006: 31.

Type of name: Pterocladia

Source: Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H. & Boo, S.M. (2018). Gelidiales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-264. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Original publication: Perrone, C., Felicini, G.P. & Bottalico, A. (2006). The prostrate system of the Gelidiales: diagnostic and taxonomic importance. Botanica Marina 49: 23-33.

Thallus consisting of prostrate and erect uniaxial axes; uprights compressed to flattened, sparsely, irregularly or pinnately branched. Rhizines concentrated in the inner cortex and interspersed between medullary cells. Prostrate system stoloniferous, with peg-like haptera, the upright axes generally opposite the haptera. Tetrasporangia arranged irregularly or in shallow V-shaped parallel rows; cystocarps unilocular where known. Life history triphasic, isomorphic

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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 16 July 2019.

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