Ectocarpus simpliciusculus   C. Agardh  (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order:Ectocarpales
Family:Ectocarpaceae

Description
Irregularly branched, branches divergently articulated, 15-30 µ broad.

Unilocular and plurilocular sporangia occurring on the same plant; the former oval to globose and sessile, the latter lateral, oval-lanceolate, shortly pedicellate and 60-80 µ long.


Synonym (s)
Ectocarpus irregularis Kutzing, 1843
Ectocarpus simpliciusculus C. Agardh, 1827

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• INDIA
• SEYCHELLES
• SOUTH AFRICA

Literature Source(s)
  • Mishra, JN (1966) Phaeophyceae in India ICAR 203 pp 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.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
  • 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

Page last updated on:2011-05-06

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