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Acetabularia major G.Martens 1866

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Dasycladales
Family Polyphysaceae
Genus Acetabularia

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Acetabularia major G.Martens
Kenting National Park, Pingtong County, Taiwan.. 05 Apr 1995. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Acetabularia major G.Martens
Cap; Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales. Sigrid Berger. © Sigrid Berger (sberger@spup.de).

 

Publication details
Acetabularia major G.Martens 1866: 25, pl. IV: fig. 3

Published in: Martens, G. von (1868 '1866'). Die Tange. Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien. Nach amtlichen Quellen. Botanischer Theil. pp. 1-152, pls I-VII. Berlin: Verlag de Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R.Y. Decker).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acetabularia is Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva.

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

Type information
Type locality: "Simaharadscha" (Ban Si Racha?), Thailand (Silva & al. 1996: 892).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Acicularia

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acetabularia crenulata var. major Sonder 1871
Acetabularia denudata Zanardini 1878
Acetabularia gigas Solms-Laubach 1895
Acetabularia major var. gigas (Solms-Laubach) Valet 1969

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasycladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

Zemke-White, W.L. & Ohno, M. (1999). World seaweed utilisation: an end-of-century summary. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 369-376.

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References
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Schweiger, H.G., Berger, S., Kloppstech, K., Apel, K. & Schweiger, M. (1974). Some fine structures and biochemical features of Acetabularia major (Chlorophyta, Dasycladaceae) grown in the laboratory. Phycologia 13: 11-20, 17 figs, 5 tables.

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