Electronic Flora of South Australia Genus Fact Sheet
Phylum Chlorophyta – Order Tetrasporales – Family Palmellaceae
Thallus erect, with a discoid holdfast producing one to several erect, terete stipes each bearing a solid disc at their upper end, continuing as a cupulate, clathrate membrane. Cells immersed without order in the firm gelatinous matrix, uninucleate and with a large cup-shaped chloroplast, without a pyrenoid.
Reproduction: Reproduction unknown.
Type and only species: P. stipitatus Womersley.
WOMERSLEY, H.B.S. (1971b). Palmoclathrus, a new deep water genus of Chlorophyta. Phycologia 10, 229–233.
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part I complete list of references.
Womersley, H.B.S. (31 May, 1984)
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia
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