Electronic Flora of South Australia Family Fact Sheet

FAMILY VALONIACEAE Naegeli

Phylum Chlorophyta – Order Siphonocladales

Thallus formed by an aggregation of large vesiculate cells, without a central axis, usually with small lenticular cells with hapteroid extensions connecting the large cells or at the base of the thallus.

Taxonomic notes: A single genus occurs in southern Australia.

References: The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part I

Author: H.B.S. Womersley

Publication: Womersley, H.B.S. (31 May, 1984)
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia
Part I
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