Ostreobium quekettii   Bornet & Flahault,  1889 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Ostreobiaceae

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Description
Plants of slender filaments, mostly 4-5 µ diameter, much twisted in the tissues, with considerable local inflations to 40 µ diameter or more moderate vermiform enlargements; at the tips of the branches reduced to 2 µ diameter.


Synonym (s)
Ostreobium reineckei Bornet, 1896
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ostreobium reineckei Bornet in Reinbold, 1896

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA
• MALDIVES
• MAURITIUS
• SRI LANKA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Palaentology University of Frankfurt Available at - http://www.geo.uni-frankfurt.de/ifg/index.html
  • Taylor, WR (1972) Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas University of Michigan Press 870 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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

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