Bornetella nitida   Sonder,  1880 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
Order:Dasycladales
Family:Dasycladaceae

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Description
Color: Greyish-green

Thalli about 2.5 cm in height, slightly calcified, solitary. The clavate and usually curved thalli bearing about 24-30 whorled primary branches. The terminal ends of primary branches giving rise to 4-6 short capitate secondary branches joined together to form a monostromatic cortex. Aplanosporangia spherical, only 1-2 borne laterally on each primary branch, when mature, each bearing 9-24 oval aplanospores.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• MAURITIUS

Literature Source(s)
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Leliaert, F; O De Clerck, JJB and Coppejans, E (2001) New records of the Chlorophyta from South Africa, with emphasis on the marine benthic flora of KwaZulu-Natal South African Journal of Botany NISC Pvt Ltd 67 450-459
  • Kumudranjan, N; Rathindranath, M (1999) Ecology and biodiversity of Indian Mangroves Daya publishing house 1 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • PlantNET: The plant information network system of the botanic gardens trust version 2.0 Available at - http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Tseng, CK (Ed.) (1983) Common seaweeds of China Science Press 316 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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