Bostrychia (alga)

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Bostrychia scorpioides.JPG
Bostrychia scorpioides
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Rhodophyceae
Order: Ceramiales
Family: Rhodomelaceae
Genus: Bostrychia
Montagne, 1842

Bostrychia is a genus of filamentous red alga.[1] Species may grow as epiphytes on other plants in salt marsh and mangrove habitats.[2]


  1. ^ Wehr, John D.; Robert G. Sheath (2002). Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Elsevier Science & Technology Books. pp. 5–6. ISBN 978-0-12-741550-5. 
  2. ^ Cole, Kathleen M.; Sheath, Robert G., eds. (1990). Biology of the Red Algae. Cambridge University Press. pp. 396–399. ISBN 978-0-521-34301-5.