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Order Rufusiales

Rufusiales Zuccarello & J.A.West in Zuccarello, J.A.West & Kikuchi 2008.

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: Zuccarello, G.C., West, J.A., & Kikuchi, N. (2008). Phylogenetic relationships within the Stylonematales (Stylonematophyceae, Rhodohyta): biogeographic patterns do not apply to Stylonema alsidii. Journal of Phycology 44: 384-393.

Description:
Branched filamentous red alga, red to violet discoid to band-shaped plastids without pyrenoid, asexual reproduction by fragmentation or by many endospores per cell, low-molecular carbohydrate floridoside, occurs on the hair of the sloths <i>Bradypus</i> and <i>Choloepus</i> in Central and South America.

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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 18 September 2018.

Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:90812

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