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An Account of the Species of the Red Alga Herposiphonia Occurring in the Central and Western Tropical Pacific Ocean

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Title: An Account of the Species of the Red Alga Herposiphonia Occurring in the Central and Western Tropical Pacific Ocean
Authors: Hollenberg, George J.
Issue Date: Oct 1968
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Hollenberg GJ. 1968. An account of the species of the red alga Herposiphonia occurring in the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. Pac Sci 22(4): 536-559.
Abstract: Fourteen species of the genus Herposiphonia are described. The following
species and varieties are new: H. armata, H. crassa, H. delicatula, H. dendroidea,
H. dendroidea var. minor, H. dubia, H. nuda, H. obscura, H. parca var.
interrupta, H. pacifica, H. trichia, H. variabilis. The distributional range is extended
for H. parca, H. subdisticha, and H. tenella. H. secunda is reduced to a form of
H. tenella.
Emphasis is given to the nature and arrangement of trichoblasts and of sexual
reproductive structures as features of taxonomic importance.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/12583
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 22, Number 4, 1968



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