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Rhodachlya madagascarensis J.A.West, J.L.Scott, K.A.West, U.Karsten, S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders

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Rhodachlya madagascarensis J.A.West, J.L.Scott, K.A.West, U.Karsten, S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders 2008: 205-207, figs 1-9

Published in: West, J.A., Scott, J.L, West, K.A., Karsten, U., Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.L. (2008). Rhodachlya madagascarensis gen. et sp. nov.: a distinct acrochaetioid represents a new order and family (Rhodachlyales ord. nov., Rhodachlyaceae fam. nov.) of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 203-212.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodachlya.

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Description
Small marine red alga epiphytic on the seagrass Posidonia, spreading, loosely adherent, branched, filamentous basal system with branched erect filaments. Intercalary vegetative cells 24-29 µm long and 7-9 µm in diameter. Spherical monospores 9-11 µm in diameter move by gliding.

Type information
Type locality: Near Ifaty, Madagascar (023º10.130'S, 043º36.575'E) (West et al. 2008: 206). Holotype: Loiseaux de Goër; 22 April 2003; NSW 742793 (West et al. 2008: 205, 204). Notes: Holotype: Pressed specimen of culture 4326(NSW 742793). Isotype: Pressed specimen of culture 4342 (NSW742795). Holotype living culture: 4326 as CCAP1389/1; isotype culture - CCAP 1389/2. Holotype cryopreserved culture: CCMP2868. Isotype cryopreserved culture: CCMP2867.

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West, J.A., Scott, J.L, West, K.A., Karsten, U., Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.L. (2008). Rhodachlya madagascarensis gen. et sp. nov.: a distinct acrochaetioid represents a new order and family (Rhodachlyales ord. nov., Rhodachlyaceae fam. nov.) of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 203-212.

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