Grania (Rosenvinge) Kylin, 1944
Holotype species: Grania efflorescens (J.Agardh) Kylin
Original publication and holotype designation: Kylin, H. (1944). Die Rhodophyceen der Schwedischen westküste. Acta Universitatis lundensis 40(2): 1-104.
Description: Acrochaetioid algae with long narrow cells (6-16 diameters) of the erect system; multicellular basal system; parietal ribbon-spiral shaped plastids (without pyrenoids), especially in cells near filament apices; a sexual triphasic life history with monoecious gametophytes; carposporangia seriate; terasporangia cruciate or decussate; monosporangia possibly absent.The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2017-01-20 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2008). Resurrecting the genus Grania within the order Acrochaetiales (Florideophyceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 43: 151-162, 22 figs, 3 tables.
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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. 20 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2023