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A new species ofSolieria from China

  • Xia Enzhan
  • Zhang Junfu
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Abstract

A morphological study of a marine red alga from China, previously identified by various authors as “Solieria mollis (Harv.) Kylin”, has been shown to be an undescribed species ofSolieria. The present new speciesSolieria tenuis is characterized by the slender branches, the unbranched and nonseptate connecting filament and the discoid holdfast surrounded by prop branches resembling proproots of land plants.

Keywords

Auxiliary Cell Carpogonial Branch Benthic Marine Alga Outer Cortical Cell Slender Branch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xia Enzhan
    • 1
  • Zhang Junfu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of OceanologyAcademia SinicaQingdao

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