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Taxonomy Detail

Order Acrosymphytales

Acrosymphytales R.D.Withall & G.W.Saunders 2007.

Type of name: Acrosymphytaceae Lindstrom 1987

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: Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.

Description:
Gametophyte erect, uniaxial with 4-5 periaxial derivatives bearing determinate laterals. Auxiliary cells terminal in simple, occasionally compound or sparsely branched, filaments composed of four or more cells; a single gonimoblast initial produced following diploidization, most cells ultimately converting to carposporangia. Tetrasporophyte where known having a loose or compact crustose morphology.

Nomenclatural notes:

Included in the Cryptonemiales F.Schmitz (1892: 21) by Athanasiadis (2016: 582).

Key References
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

References
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Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.

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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 19 September 2018.

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