Phylogenetic position of Ecballocystis and Ecballocystopsis ( Chlorophyta )

  title={Phylogenetic position of Ecballocystis and Ecballocystopsis ( Chlorophyta )},
  author={Shuang and Huan and Ying Yin and Guo – Xiang},
Ecballocystis and Ecballocystopsis are two rare, green algal genera. Both have thalli that grow on rock surfaces in flowing water and attach to rocks by a thick mucilaginous pad. The algae have similar thalli structure, consisting of autospores in mother cell wall remnants. Ecballocystopsis differs from Ecballocystis in being filamentous instead of dendroid. In this study, new strains of Ecballocystis hubeiensis and Ecballocystopsis dichotomus were collected from China and cultured. Morphology… CONTINUE READING
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