Cladophora hutchinsiae   (Dillwyn) Kutzing,  1845 (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
Order:Cladophorales
Family:Cladophoraceae

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Description
Color: Grayish green

Plants attached, stiff and coarse. Main filaments flexuous, sparingly branched, 120-300(-400) µ diameter; branches elongate, flagelliform, branchlets mostly on the ultimate and penultimate branches, rather short, scattered or in unilateral series, constricted septa.

Cells of main axis up to 400 µm broad, tips blunt.


Synonym (s)
Conferva hutchinsiae Dillwyn, 1809
(Homotypic synonym)
Chloronitum hutchinsiae (Dillwyn) Gaillon, 1928
(Homotypic synonym)
Conferva diffusa C. Agardh, 1824
(Heterotypic synonym)
Conferva distans C. Agardh, 1824
(Heterotypic synonym)
Conferva rectangularis A. W. Griffiths, 1833
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora vesiculosa Kutzing, 1843
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora alysoidea Meneghini, 1844
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora rectangularis (A. W. Griffiths) Harvey, 1846
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora hutchinsiae var. distans (C. Agardh) Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora rectangularis var. hispida Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora rectangularis var. subnuda Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora rectangularis var. horrida Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora hormocladia Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora rissoana Montagne ex Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora utriculosa var. virgata Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora virgata (Kutzing) Kutzing, 1853
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora kuetzingii Ardissone, 1886
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora hutchinsiae f. hormocladia (Kutzing) Hamel, 1924
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora hutchinsiae f. pectinata Hamel, 1924
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cladophora brachyclona var. laxa Schifffer, 1938
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V (2006) Key to the taxonomic identification of green and brown marine algae of India Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 1 1-146 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/
  • 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

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