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Taxonomy Detail

Family Rhodachlyaceae

Rhodachlyaceae G.W.Saunders, S.L.Clayden, J.L.Scott, K.A.West, U.Karsten & J.A.West in J.A. West et al., 2008: 205.

Type of name: Rhodachlya

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: West, J.A., Scott, J.L, West, K.A., Karsten, U., Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.L. (2008). Rhodachlya madagascarensis gen. et sp. nov.: a distinct acrochaetioid represents a new order and family (Rhodachlyales ord. nov., Rhodachlyaceae fam. nov.) of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 203-212.

Description:
Florideophycean filamentous marine red algae with Golgi bodies associated with mitochondria, peripheral encircling thylakoid absent in the chloroplast, and pit plugs with platelike outer and inner caps and lacking a cap membrane. LMWCs floridoside and trehalose. Genetic affinities to the Nemaliophycidae (West <i>et al.</i> 2008).

Key References
West, J.A., Scott, J.L, West, K.A., Karsten, U., Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.L. (2008). Rhodachlya madagascarensis gen. et sp. nov.: a distinct acrochaetioid represents a new order and family (Rhodachlyales ord. nov., Rhodachlyaceae fam. nov.) of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 203-212.

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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 22 September 2018.

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