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Sporochnacaeae is the only family in order Sporochnales in the brown algae (class Phaeophyceae). Member of this family are thread-like algae growing by means of an intercalary row of dome shaped cells at the base of the hairs.[1]

Sporochnaceae
Sporochnus pedunculatus Crouan.jpg
Sporochnus pedunculatus
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Sporochnales
Family: Sporochnaceae
Genera

Austronereia
Bellotia
Carpomitra
Chytraphora
Encyothalia
Nereia
Perisporochnus
Perithalia
Sporochnema
Sporochnus
Sporochonema
Tomaculopsis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pound F.E. 1962 “The Biology of the Algae” Edward Arnold Ltd.

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