Electronic Flora of South Australia Family Fact Sheet

FAMILY BANGIACEAE Engler 1892: 16, nom. cons.

Phylum Rhodophyta – Class Bangiophyceae – Order Bangiales

Taxonomic notes: There is only one family, the Bangiaceae, within the order, characterised as above, with two genera. Other families have now been placed in the Compsopogonales (see Garbary et al. 1980b). Bangiaceae Engler has been conserved over Porphyraceae Kützing (1843, p. 382).

References:

ENGLER, A. (1892). Syllabus der Vorlesungen über specielle and medicinisch-pharmaceutische Botanik ... Grosse Ausgabe. (Borntraeger: Berlin.)

GARBARY, D.J., HANSEN, G.I. & SCAGEL, R.F. (1980b). The marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington: Division Rhodophyta (red algae), Class Bangiophyceae. Syesis 13, 137–195.

KÜTZING, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis. (Leipzig.)

The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part IIIA complete list of references.

Author: H.B.S. Womersley

Publication: Womersley, H.B.S. (14 January, 1994)
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia
Rhodophyta. Part IIIA, Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (to Gigartinales)
Reproduced with permission from The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part IIIA 1994, by H.B.S. Womersley. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. Copyright Commonwealth of Australia.

KEY TO GENERA OF BANGIACEAE

1. Thallus cylindrical, uniseriate below and two or more cells thick above

BANGIA

1. Thallus foliose, one or two cells thick and many cells broad

PORPHYRA


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