Electronic Flora of South Australia Family Fact Sheet
Phylum Chlorophyta – Order Chaetophorales
Thallus heterotrichous but often with the erect system strongly reduced, with or without hairs. Cells with grass-green pigments; reproductive zooids formed in normal vegetative cells.
Taxonomic notes: A family of numerous genera, mostly small epiphytes or shell-boring algae. Only Entocladia is as yet recorded from southern Australia.
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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