The golden paradox – a new heterokont lineage with chloroplasts surrounded by two membranes

@article{Wetherbee2019TheGP,
  title={The golden paradox – a new heterokont lineage with chloroplasts surrounded by two membranes},
  author={Richard Wetherbee and Christopher J Jackson and Sonja I. Repetti and Lesley A. Clementson and Joana F Costa and Allison van de Meene and Simon A. Crawford and Heroen Verbruggen},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2019},
  volume={55}
}
A marine, sand‐dwelling, golden‐brown alga is described from clonal cultures established from a high intertidal pool in southeastern Australia. This tiny, unicellular species, which we call the “golden paradox” (Chrysoparadoxa australica gen. et sp. nov.), is benthic, surrounded by a multilayered cell wall and attached to the substratum by a complex adhesive plug. Each vegetative cell gives rise to a single, naked zoospore with heterokont flagella that settles and may become briefly amoeboid… 

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