Valoniaceae


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Valoniaceae

[və‚lō·nē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of green algae in the order Siphonocladales consisting of plants that are essentially unicellular, coenocytic vesicles, spherical or clavate, and up to 2.4 inches (6 centimeters) in diameter.
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La familia Valoniaceae (Chlorophyta) en el estado de Bahia, Brasil: aspectos morfologicos y de distribucion.
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West Family: Valoniaceae Valonia macrophysa Kiitz ORDER: DASYCLADALES Family: Dasycladaceae Dasycladus vermicularis (Scop.) Krasser Table 2: Percent coverage for transect and Shannon Diversity for each major category (group) observed at Punta Yu Yum, Quintana Roo, Mexico, May 2005.