Skvortzoviothrix Bourrelly, 1973

Holotype species: Skvortzoviothrix terrestris (Skvortzov) P.Bourrelly

Description: Plants forming hemispherical, cushion-like clumps, consisting of erect, sparingly branched, uniseriate filaments arranged in more or less parallel rows. Cells uninucleate, each with prietal chloroplast Asexual reproduction by biflagellate zoospores, both flagella of equal length. Sexual reproduction unknown. Terrestrial alga known from China

Information contributed by: D. M. John. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2013-03-24 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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Some of the descriptions included in AlgaeBase were originally from the unpublished Encyclopedia of Algal Genera, organised in the 1990s by Dr Bruce Parker on behalf of the Phycological Society of America (PSA) and intended to be published in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.

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