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Cladophora flexuosa (O.F.Müller) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora

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Cladophora flexuosa (O.F.Müller) Kützing
1. Branch fragment. 2. Young plants growing on the shell Conus sp. sampled at depth of 5 m (Song Lo, Vietnam). (Photo in aquarium).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

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Cladophora flexuosa (O.F.Müller) Kützing 1. Branch fragment. 2. Young plants growing on the shell Conus sp. sampled at depth of 5 m (Song Lo, Vietnam). (Photo in aquarium).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Cladophora flexuosa (O.F.Müller) Kützing 1843: 270

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Conferva flexuosa O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: Denmark (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 773).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva flexuosa O.F.Müller 1782

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva gracilis A.W.Griffiths ex Harvey 1834

Taxonomic notes
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Cladophora sericea (Hudson) Kützing; Guiry (1997) suggests consulting Silva, Basson & Moe (1996).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Hoek, C. van den & Chihara, M. (2000). A taxonomic revision of the species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) along the coasts of Japan and the Russian Far-east. Natural Science Museum [Tokyo] Monographs 19: 1-242, 100 figs.

Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J. & Hwang, I.-K. (2010). Caldophorales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 55-154. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

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References
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Patel, R.J. (1967). Effects of temperatures and various light on growth of Cladophora flexuosa Harv.. In: Proceedings of the Seminar on Sea, Salt and Plants. (Krishnamurthy, V. Eds), pp. 240-255. Bhavnagar, India: Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute.
Scott, J.L. & Bullock, K.W. (1976). Ultrastructure of cell division in Cladophora. Pregametangial cell division in the haploid generation of Cladophora flexuosa. Canadian Journal of Botany 54: 1546-1560.

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