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Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor 1945

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria

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Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor
Panama. Habit showing flattened nature of thallus and typical irregular branching. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor
Panama. Habit showing flattened nature of thallus and typical alternate branching. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface view of mature branch cortex. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface view of younger branch cortex. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor
Panama. Branchlet showing apical filaments and internal tetrasporangia. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor
Panama. In situ showing typical attachment to small pebbles on deep sand plains. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Anisocladus congestus Reinke

Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor Panama. Habit showing flattened nature of thallus and typical irregular branching
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Chondria platyclada W.R.Taylor 1945: 295, pl. 93: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-branched.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pto. Culebra, Costa Rica (Taylor 1945: 295). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-522; 24 February 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 295). Notes: Type (cystocarpic and tetrasporic) dredged off Pto. Culebra.

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