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Huonia G.W.Saunders, 2017

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Kallymeniaceae

Holotype species: Huonia sandersonii G.W.Saunders

Original publication and holotype designation: Saunders, G.W., Huisman, J.M., Verg├ęs, A., Kraft, G.T. & Le Gall, L. (2017). Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(2): 79-132, 126 figs.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Nomenclatural notes
Etymology: Named for the Huon River, which opens into the only channel where this genus has been collected. - (8 Jun 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Description: Member of the Kallymeniaceae with foliose blades; medulla filamentous, with an interconnected network of stellate cells, these variously slender or slightly swollen, or transformed into and bearing secondarily derived filaments of slightly to highly swollen cells full of starch-like inclusions; inner cortex typically one or two layers of periclinally compressed cells bearing 1-2 layers of smaller isodiametric outer cortical cells. Female and postfertilization structures unknown.

Origin of description: this description is from the original publication; it may have been modified slightly.

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Contributors
Some of the descriptions included in AlgaeBase were originally from the unpublished Encyclopedia of Algal Genera, organised in the 1990s by Dr Bruce Parker on behalf of the Phycological Society of America (PSA) and intended to be published in CD format. These AlgaeBase descriptions are now being continually updated, and each current contributor is identified above. The PSA and AlgaeBase warmly acknowledge the generosity of all past and present contributors and particularly the work of Dr Parker.

Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.

Created: 08 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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