Electronic Flora of South Australia Genus Fact Sheet
Phylum Chlorophyta – Order Prasiolales
Thallus forming entangled mats, filiform, often irregularly constricted when older, uniseriate when young and becoming several cells thick, solid, attached by rhizoids; chloroplast stellate to laminate, with a central pyrenoid.
Reproduction: Probably by non-motile spores liberated from cells and also by gametes (Edwards 1975).
Type species: R. polyrhiza (Rosenvinge) Silva.
EDWARDS, P. (1975). Evidence for a relationship between the genera Rosenvingiella and Prasiola (Chlorophyta). Br. phycol. J. 10, 291–297.
SILVA, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. Madrono 14, 41–51.
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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