Lessoniaceae

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Lessoniaceae
Eckloniopsis radicosa - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC06917.JPG
Eckloniopsis radicosa
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Laminariales
Family: Lessoniaceae
Genera[1]

Ecklonia
Eckloniopsis
Egregia
Eisenia
Lessonia

Lessoniaceae are a family of kelp. Species of this family have transition zone with intercalary meristem subdivided so that there are a number of secondary stipes in addition to the primary stipe.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lane, C.E.; C. Mayes; L.D. Druehl; G.W. Saunders (2006). "A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization". Journal of Phycology. 42 (2): 493–512. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00204.x. 
  2. ^ Lee, Robert (2008). Phycology. ISBN 0-521-68277-0.