Electronic Flora of South Australia Family Fact Sheet
Phylum Chlorophyta – Order Caulerpales
Thallus coenocytic but with trabeculae across the lumen, differentiated into a horizontal stolon attached by rhizoids and erect, simple to much branched fronds; wall of xylan; heteroplastic.
Life history diplontic, with meiosis at gametogenesis.
Taxonomic notes: A monotypic family.
References: The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part I
Womersley, H.B.S. (31 May, 1984)
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia
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