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Syllabus of Plant Families, Volume 2/1: Photoautotrophic Eukaryotic Algae Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p.

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Series: Syllabus of Plant Families Volume: 2/1
By: Wolfgang Frey(Editor)
324 pages, 67 colour & b/w photos and b/w line drawings
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Engler's Syllabus of Plant Families, Volume 2/1: Photoautotrophic Eukaryotic Algae (except Rhodobionta) [Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p.] provides a thorough treatise of the world-wide morphological and molecular diversity of the photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae. Included are heterotrophic genera, e.g., species of dinoflagellates and euglenids, whereas the Rhodobionta will be treated in Part 2/2.

Recent DNA sequence data and advances in phylogenetic analysis brought tremendous changes to the interpretation of evolutionary relationships in every taxonomic rank, even in the lowermost plant groups. As in Volume 1/1 (Blue-green Algae, Myxomycetes and Myxomycete-like organisms, Phytoparasitic protists, Heterotrophic Heterokontobionta and Fungi p.p.) and Volume 3 of the Syllabus (Bryophytes and seedless Vascular Plants) the authors followed the tradition of A. Engler with morphological–anatomical data, but are now incorporating the results from molecular phylogenies. This up-to-date overview of the photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae will be of service in the reference literature for a long time.

Contents

Abbreviations/Symbols IX

1 Introduction 1

2 Phototrophic eukaryotic Algae
Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p 2

3 Glaucobionta 4
Glaucocystophyta 4
Glaucocystophyceae 5
Rhodobionta (will be treated in Part 2/2)
Heterokontobionta p.p. (Autotrophic Heterokontobionta) 11
Introduction 11
Synopsis of classification of the Heterokontobionta p.p 12

4 Cryptophyta 22
Cryptophyceae 24
Goniomonadea 26

5 Dinophyta / Dinozoa (Dinoflagellata) 28
Perkinsea 29
Oxyrrhidophyceae 30
Ellobiophyceae 31
Syndiniophyceae 31
Noctiluciphyceae 33
Dinophyceae 34

6 Haptophyta 50
Pavlovophyceae 52
Coccolithophyceae 52

7 Heterokontophyta / Ochrophyta 61
Diatoms (Diatomeae, Bacillariophyceae s.l.) 64
Introduction 64
Coscinodiscophyceae 73
Mediophyceae 79
Fragilariophyceae 84
Bacillariophyceae 88
Other Heterokontophytes 103
Bolidophyceae 103
Dictyochophyceae 105
Pelagophyceae 107
Pinguiophyceae 109
Eustigmatophyceae 109
Picophagea 118
Synchromophyceae 118
Chrysophyceae 120
Raphidophyceae 127
Chrysomerophyceae 129
Aurearenophyceae 130
Phaeothamniophyceae 131
Xanthophyceae 132
Schizocladiophyceae 138
Phaeophyceae 139
Organisation type "Green Algae" 177
Introduction 177

8 Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa 178
Chlorarachniophyceae 179

9 Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa 182
Euglenophyceae 183
Chlorobionta ("Viridiplantae") 190

10 Chlorophyta 191
Nephroselmidophyceae 197
Mamiellophyceae 198
Prasinophyceae 199
Pedinophyceae 202
Chlorodendrophyceae 202
Trebouxiophyceae 203
Chlorophyceae 216
Ulvophyceae 247
Chlorophyta incertae sedis 281
Palmophyllales 281

11 Streptophyta p.p. 282
Mesostigmatophyceae 282
Chlorokybophyceae 283
Klebsormidiophyceae 283
Coleochaetophyceae 285
Zygnematophyceae 286
Charophyceae 294
Sources of Illustrations 301

Index to Taxa 302

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Monograph
Series: Syllabus of Plant Families Volume: 2/1
By: Wolfgang Frey(Editor)
324 pages, 67 colour & b/w photos and b/w line drawings
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