Tribonema

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Tribonema
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Xanthophyceae
Order: Tribonematales
Family: Tribonemataceae
Genus: Tribonema
Derbès & Solier, 1851

Tribonema is a genus of filamentous, freshwater yellow-green alga.[1][2] The holotype for the genus is the species Tribonema bombycina (C.Agardh) Derbès & Solier.[3]

Species recorded from Ireland include: Tribonema affine (G.S.West) G.S. West; T. minus (G.A. Klebs) Hazen and T. viride Pascher.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2012). "Tribonema". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  2. ^ Pearson, Lorentz C. (1995). The diversity and evolution of plants. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press. p. 293. ISBN 978-0849324833. 
  3. ^ Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2012). "Tribonema". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  4. ^ Guiry, M.D., John, D.M., Rindi, F and McCarthy, T.K. (ed) 2007. New Survey of Clare Island. Volume 6: The Freshwater and Terrestrial Algae. Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 978-1-904890-31-7