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Un nouveau genre de Peyssonneliaceae, Metapeyssonnelia (Rhodophyta)
Boudouresque, C.F.; Coppejans, E.; Marcot, J. (1976). Un nouveau genre de Peyssonneliaceae, Metapeyssonnelia (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 15(3-4): 283-288
In: Phycologia. International Phycological Society: London. ISSN 0031-8884, more
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  • Boudouresque, C.F.; Coppejans, E.; Marcot, J. (1977). Un nouveau genre de Peyssonneliaceae, Metapeyssonnelia (Rhodophyta), in: (1977). IZWO Coll. Rep. 7(1977). IZWO Collected Reprints, 7: pp. chapter 14, more

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  • Boudouresque, C.F.
  • Coppejans, E., more
  • Marcot, J.

Abstract
    Metapeyssonnelia, a new genus of the Peyssonneliaceae (Rhodophyta), is described. This encrusting orbicular alga is completely calcified by aragonite. Small unicellular rhizoids are present. The centre of the thallus shows a Peyssonnelia-like structure that metamorphes towards the margins of older thalli: in these metamorphosed parts, an inferior perithallus is generated downwards. Each hypothallic cell gives rise to only one coxal cell, even in the metamorphosed parts: this characteristic distinguishes the structure of Metapeyssonnelia from that of Polystrata. The type species is M. feldmannii nov. sp., collected at Port-Cros island (Mediterranean, France).

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