Thalassodendron Den Hartog, 1970
Holotype species: Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Original publication and holotype designation: Hartog, C. (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde. Tweede reeks 59(1): 1-275, 63 figures, 31 plates.
Description: Leaves ligulate, tannin cells present, parallel nerved, leaf sheath shed with blade; rhizome: sympodial, sparsely branched shoots at each 4th node, roots at internode preceding stem bearing nodes. Dioecious, flowers subtended by bracts, anthers entirely connate, style with 2 stigmata
Information contributed by: M.D. Guiry. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2018-09-13 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Les, D.H. & Tippery, N.P. (2013). In time and with water … the systematics of alismatid monocotyledons. In: Early events in monocot evolution. (Wilkin, P. & Mayo, S.J. Eds), pp. 118–164. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022