Udotea javensis [Status Unaccepted]   (Montagne) A. Gepp & E.S. Gepp,  1904 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Udoteaceae

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Description
Color: Whitish green

Thalli solitary, lightly calcified, about 1-2.5 cm in height. Stipe simple, erect, monosiphonous, smooth not encrusted. Blade cuneate at base, rotunate and lacerate above, flabellately expanded, formed by repeated dichotomy of the filaments, monostromatic. Filaments straight, smooth, mostly 40-50 ┬Ám diameter. Supra-dichotomical constrictions uneven.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea Reef INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V and Jayagopal, K (1995) Calcareous algae of the Galaxea Reef, Krusadi Island, Tamil Nadu Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 17(1-2) 117-121 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
  • Tseng, CK (Ed.) (1983) Common seaweeds of China Science Press 316 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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