On the life history ofTurnerella mertensiana (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales)

  title={On the life history ofTurnerella mertensiana (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales)},
  author={Kazuo Kasahara},
  journal={The botanical magazine = Shokubutsu-gaku-zasshi},
Turnerella (Gigartinales) withT. mertensiana known from northern Japan was studied to determine its life history. Carpospores cultured from foliose female plants gave rise on germination to crustose plants containing tetrasporangia, as noted previously inT. pennyi from the Atlantic. The crusts were slow to develop and required 3–5 years to achieve… CONTINUE READING